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

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

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Local Heroes

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 02_025

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The most remarkable figure in Kerry, two generations ago so far as physical strength was concerned was a man by the name of Shone Burns. He was a native of the parish of Lixnaw and was a man of quiet and gentle disposition, and he was as harmless as a child.
Whenever anything happened where man power was required, he was there and proved what he was able to do.

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Collector
Mary Flahive
Gender
female
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Language
English