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 03_023

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About sixteen years ago in the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty one, a very large building by the name of the Coast Guards' Station was burned by a Republican army formed in this district. The reason why they burned this fine building was, the Coast Guards who lived in it were employed by the English government and they wanted to hunt them out of the place.
One night about twelve or one o'clock these republicans

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