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

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

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Local Heroes

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 08_009

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Local heroes
Shawn Burns was a very strong man who lived about one hundred years ago. A man made a bet with Shawn one day that he would not drink a gallon of portor in one drink. Shown said that he would of course, so the man put a mouse into it and he drank it without knowing it and swallowed the mouse. he went this day to the village of Lixnaw and he was drunk and a guard came out going to arrest him, but Shawn Burns rose him and threw him in over a wall which

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Collector
Nora Lawlor
Gender
female
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
Frank Casey
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
male
Age
63
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Language
English