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 152

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In the month of November in 1916, a terrible storm swept over this place.

In the month of November in 1916, a terrible storm swept over this place. It blew down fair from Coonane mountain. No one could pass the road. Trees were falling everywhere. The same storm blew down a big tree on top of Connell's house. No one was injured.
A sailing ship was coming in to Bantry with goods. The storm blew the sails off of her. She

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Collector
Séumas Ó Mathghamhna
Gender
male
Address
Reenmeen West, Co. Cork
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English