School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Location:
Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 144

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Once upon a time about fifty years ago, there was a ship-wreck in Bantry Bay.

Once upon a time about fifty years ago, there was a ship-wreck in Bantry Bay. It happened near Bird Island.
There were six men out fishing. Three of them were Mac Carthy's and three of them were Sullivans.
When the sea rose several feet high, four men were thrown into the sea by the angry waves.
When they did not return home that night some men went

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Collector
Neans Ní Shathairn
Gender
female
Address
Monteensudder, Co. Cork
Informant
Seán Ó Donnchadha
Gender
male
Address
Monteensudder, Co. Cork
Language
English