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

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

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The Patron Saint

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 01_050

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The Patron saint of this parish is Our Blessed Lady. The church is dedicated to her (her) honour. It was built about the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight. The old church was where the present graveyard is but was knocked down the time of Cromwell. The Church was then erected in the site of the old school.
There is a blessed well in the district near the village of Ballyheigue.

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