School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 01_019

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The Coast Guards station was built about sixty years ago. It was occupied by men of the British Navy. An Officer, chief Boats man, and five men were the strength of the building.
They were kept there in reserve. When the war broke out in the year one thousand nine hundred and fourteen, the Officers and the five men were called up to strengthen the British Navy. The chief boatsman was the only man in charge after the war, that was in the year

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Collector
Eily Godley
Gender
female
Informant
Michael Godley
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English