School: Anabla

Location:
Anablaha, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Seán Ó Súilleabháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0454, Page 043

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Long ago a giant lived near Rathmore at a place called [?] arrigaline. He was a very huge giant. People say that it was this giant threw the stones from the top of the two paps. These stones are very big stones and signs of the five fingers are to be seen on them. Those giants used to fight against one another. Once upon a time a Scottish giant challenged the world to get a man to fight him. An Irish giant said he would fight him, and the Scottish giant came over to Ireland to fight the Irish giant. The Scottish giant was defeated and in his hurry to get away the Irish giant tore up a big portion of earth and hurled it after him, and it fell into the sea, and it formed Ireland. A large lake was formed where he tore up the earth.
One upon a time a giant met a little tailor and

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