School: Moyderwell Convent of Mercy (roll number 13530)

Location:
Moyderwell, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Siúracha na Trócaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0441, Page 315

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finding it. That night some person living near the castle found the child in the cave dead. From that night out for some time a little child in white was seen around the cave.
There is also an old mill in the townland was was worked night and day by a little stream and hence the place is called the "Mill Stream." In eighteen thirty nne, the night of the big wind the principal parts of the mill were blown away and it was never again repaired as it is now in ruins.

The townland of Molahiffe is connected with many hidden treasures. A can of gold is hidden about a mile from an old castle. One of the McCarthy (?) who was very wealthy hid this gold for safety. When that man died people searched for the gold but when

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Collector
Kathleen O' Connell
Gender
female
Address
Fieries, Co. Kerry
Informant
John O' Connell
Gender
male
Address
Fieries, Co. Kerry
Language
English