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

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

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Loch na mBráthar

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 02_003

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A few hundred yards to the south of Keelmacada, there is a little creek beneath the cliffs which at full tide resembles a minature lake and is known by the name as Loc na mBrathar.
The most remarkable thing about this is, the three rocks or slabs in the middle are plainly visible at low tide but only the tops are seen above water at full tide.
These rocks in shape and form have the appearance of the head of a human body. It is said that an attack was once made in the monastery of

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Collector
Mary Flahive
Gender
female
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Informant
Thomas Bowler
Gender
male
Age
80
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry