School: Ráithín (C.) (roll number 9384)

Location:
Raheen, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Peig, Bean Uí Chróinín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0457, Page 010

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died of a wound received in a quarrel was situated at the end of the Fair field of Knocknagree on the north side of the road a little way east of the Church gate. His funeral started from Knocknagree on a holiday morning wither 29th June or Corpus Christi. There was no bridge over the "Blackwater" then so the remains were temporarily buried at Nohavil as the river was flooded. Days later it proceeded to Muckross Abbey where he sleeps beside O'Donoghue's tomb. The letters S.M.R. are engraved on the vault. Some go as far to say the remains were never removed from Nohavil.

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Liosbáibe gets its name from the lios already treated of and south-west and bordering Ráithín is Cnoc-na-Shíothcháin the height of the Sheehans as interpreted by some while others say the height of the "Fairy Wind".

Liosbáibe gets its name from the lios already treated of and south-west and bordering Ráithín is Cnoc-na-Shíothcháin the height of the Sheehans as interpreted by some while others say the height of the "Fairy Wind. None of the present inhabitants have ever heard of "Sheehans" living there
In the farm of John Peter Cronin in this townland is a circular hollow two hundred yards in diameter and thirty deep. It is known as the "Madhaim" and is believed to be the result of volcanic action.

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