School: An Clochar, Oileán Ciarraí (roll number 14952)

Castleisland, Co. Kerry
An tSr. Caoimhín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0447, Page 105

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Long ago there were many industries carried on in Castleisland and around the town:- tannnery and basket making were the chief industries carried on there. There was a tannery in the town, and the hides of animals were turned into leather. Every day there was about one hundred baskets made in Castleisland, and on each market day, all these used to be sold to the

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