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 05_006

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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 inlet now known as Ballyheigue Bay.

Old people point out many indications which seen to confirm the story the story.
On the eastern shore of the Bay about a mile outward from the shore is a place called Teapall Fé Thuinn. This is a long line of white surf which is always visible even when the surrounding waters are quite

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Collector
Bridie Carroll
Gender
female
Address
Tiduff, Co. Kerry
Informant
Thomas Bowler
Gender
male
Age
80
Language
English