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

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

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Loch na mBráthar

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 06_004

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A few hundred yards to the south of Keelmacada Church there is a little creek beneath the cliffs which at full tide is like a small lake known as Loch na mBrathar.
The most remarkable thing about this is the three rocks or slabs in the middle are plainly visible at low tide but only the tops are to be seen above water in high tide.
These rocks which in shape and form have the appearance of a head of a human body from the theme of many an interesting old story. Is it, that an attack

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Collector
Nellie Casey
Gender
female
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
John Casey
Relation
grandparent
Gender
male
Age
71
Language
English