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 06_020

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The people who lived in the castle of Ballyheigue long ago, invited some people from England to visit them. They came in a ship and they (came on shore) stopped outside in the bay. Then they came on shore in small boats. When they came to the castle, the Crosbies got their boats and came to rob the ship, which contained a large amount of silver and gold and hit it in some part of the castle.
After a week the people who were in the ship went away

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Collector
Nellie Casey
Gender
female
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
John Hanlon
Gender
male
Age
62
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Language
English