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

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

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Local Burnings

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 02_031

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The Coast Guard station was a public building about forty one feet over the level of the sea. It was built in the one thousand eight hundred and sixty by the British Government for the purpose of rescuing ships in distress in Ballyheigue Bay. It was burned during the Anglo Irish war by the local "Sinn Fein" on the night of the fourth of May in the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty

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