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

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

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The Maryanne

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 06_026

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It was the name of a ship which came in between Hare's and Lucits land. When it was half way a storm arose and it was driven in about seventy years ago.
It was full of barley, and the rocket men who were around the place were in guard of her, for fear the barley would be stolen. There were five men in her. The captain was a black man, and he threw himself out into the sea and was drowned. It was also full of rolls of tobacco and some of the rolls of tobacco were stolen. There

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Collector
Nellie Casey
Gender
female
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
James Casey
Gender
male
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Language
English