School: Snaidhm (C.) (roll number 11799)

Location:
Sneem, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Mrs Palmer

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0468, Page 112

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around the yard
'T would make you cry to see them far and wide apart
Kristiansen's little dining room was burned to the ground
His cans and little saucepans were rattled all around
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Now to conclude and finish as I have no more to say
His men worked bravely to the last to clear the flames away
With courage bold they can uphold the deed of that day
They did their best they stood the test and Warden far away
Composed by. Mr. Denny Mahony
Darreencloghran
Sneem

There are several relics of olden times around Sneem. There is a stone shaped like a cross in Dromtine which contains writing. Several people and visitors went to see it long ago and one of the "Graves" went to see it and he said it was Ogkham writing that was in it, but he could not make out what it was. Nobody has an account of who was buried there but

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Informant
Mrs J. Hussey
Gender
female
Age
circa 65
Address
Sneem, Co. Kerry
Language
English