School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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ground. Then they covered them over with thin sticks and grass. Then when the deer walked on the grass and fell in.

One time a flock of deer went trespassing in John Whites place. He summoned Lord Bantry and they went to count. Lord Bantry swore that he had no control over the deer. From that on, the people could kill them but they did not stop until they killed them all.