School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 142

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    On the 11th October 1898 five young men set out to sea in a very big boat.

    On the 11th Oct 1898 five young men set out to sea in a very big boat. They sat nets and then they started to return home. There is a rock near the light-house called Licealla. Before the weather breaks the water draws back from the rock. Then it dashes up against the rock. It does this three times. Each time it drives water into the main-land. The boat had just reached the rock when it
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    Criostóir Ó Muirirthigh
    Cappyaughna, Co. Cork