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

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

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The Silver Ship

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 04_055

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Some years ago perhaps long over one hundred years or more, there was a ship laden with silver wrecked in Ballyheigue Bay. The crew were saved and were invited by the Crosbies, who owned Ballyheigue Castle at that time, to remain with them. They were received with kind hospitality there.

During there stay there the ship was robbed (by) as was supposed by the Crosbie family, and the silver was buried somewhere

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Collector
Bridie Laide
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Informant
Michael Laide
Gender
male
Age
54
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English