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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 08_014

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There was a man named Debbie and his wife living in the hill of Glenderry. He supported his wife in picking and selling sea grass. He went this day to the strand and he saw a ship coming in towards him, the captain of the ship asked him for food, he got a bag of potatoes and gave it to him. The captain of the ship got a boot of gold and gave (in) it to him. He took it home to his wife and she told him to hide it, or it would be stolen from him. He hid it in the mountain near his house

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