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

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

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A Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 05_009

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The old people say that there are many secrets hidden, but this is about a gold pig, they say it is buried in Kerryhead.

People say that there was an old man and his wife near that place and they were always quarrelling and one day the man took the golden pig with him, and buried it.
When he arrived home his wife asked him where did he put the golden pig. He answered that if you stood in the hollow, where you would see the chimneys of Keel, and the

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Collector
Bridie Carroll
Gender
male
Address
Tiduff, Co. Kerry
Language
English