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

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

Filter stories

Back
/ 08_034 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
The Danes' Cave

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 06_039

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

There is a hole on the side of the cliff in Ballylangane and it is called the Danes Cave.
It is going up through Lynch's land and it is ending in our land, The mouth of it is called the tobacco hole. If you wanted to go in and see it inside, you should have a flash lamp or a candle. If it quenched you would not be able to make you'r way out again.
Some people say that there are rooms and a door to go into each of the rooms. But other say there not. It is said

(continues on next page)
Collector
Nellie Casey
Gender
male
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
John Casey
Gender
male
Age
73
Language
English