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

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

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Tobar na Súl

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 03_004

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About two miles from this school at Glendahalan there is a blessed well called Tobar na Súl, in connection with which there there is an old Legend. On the slope of the steep glen overlooking the well may be seen an old ivy clad ruin. This the legend states is a Convent founded by St Dahalen the patron of the district and from which the townland takes its name.
One certain stormy night a party of pirates sailed into the little bay near by and

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Collector
Nora Godley
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English