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 104

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to be a resting place of a giant.
In the dark days of the religious persecution the peasantry assembled around this fort and prayed and up to 100 years ago the local people paid "Rounds" there as they do at present at the holy wells.

Slán ó na Sidheóga

Bhí duine in a chomhnuidhe in aice na h-áite seo agus bhí de nós aige dul ag sgoirigheacht gach oidhche agus gan teacht ar ais go dtí go raibh oidhche caithte nach mór.
Ar theacht abhaile dhó oidhche amháin shíl sé gur airigh sé glionga os cionn nádúire agus tháinig eagla air dul amach san oidhche fé mar ba ghnáthach leis. D’innis sé an scéal do mhnaoi sa chomsanacht agus leig sí uirthi dtruagh a bheith aici air. Bhí fhios acu

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Informant
Diarmuid Ua Loinghsigh
Gender
male
Age
75
Occupation
feirmeoir
Address
Curraglass, Co. Kerry
Language
Irish