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

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

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The Old Graveyards

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 01_036

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There are three graveyards in the parish of Ballyheigue. One is situated near Ballyheigue village, this is the largest of the three and is of a later date. It is the buring place of the people of the district.
A number of headstones mark the graves of some of the people, some of them are made of wood and others are made of stone. Others are buried in tombs. There is a part of the graveyard railed in from the other

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