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

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

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The Church Banks

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 04_008

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It is said that in olden times Kerryhead and Brandon formed one peninsula, but after a time the Atlantic waves forced an entrance forming the (entrance) inlet now known as Ballyheigue Bay.
Old people point out many indications which confirm this story.
On the eastern shore of the Bay, about a mile outward from the shore is a place called Teampall Fé Thuinn. This is a long line of white surf which is always visible even when the surrounding waters are quite tranquil.

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Collector
Bridie Laide
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Informant
Mr Bowler
Gender
male
Age
80
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Language
English