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

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

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The Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 03_016

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It is said that there is a shoe of gold hidden somewhere in Glenderry mountain. Long ago a ship came into Keel and a man from the neighbourhood stole the Golden shoe from the ship. He was afraid that this precious piece of gold would be stolen from him, so he hid it in the mountain.
He told his brother that this treasure could be got if he stood on the slope of the mountain where he could see only the tops of Keel chimneys and the tops of Máluin chimneys, the

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