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

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

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A Fairy Fort

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 07_040

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There is a very ancient fort situated at a cross road in the townland of Keel. It is in the end of a field belonging to a man named Flahive.
Long ago the farm belonged to the Crosbies, and they sent their work men to dig out the fort, and clear it away, but after a few days they had to stop digging the fort (fort) for each morning either a horse or a cow would be dead. The people of the house thought

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Collector
Eily Laide
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Informant
Mrs Laide
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English