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

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

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The Danes' Cave

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 08_031

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Long ago when the Danes were in Ireland, they made portions of the mountains, and put ditches around them for eash of them and they used pick the heath or heather and make a kind of drink out of them but they never told any body how to make it. They also had holes down in the ground near the cliff to store the drink. There is a hole under Carroll's land and two or three at the North side of this parish. There

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Collector
Nora Lawlor
Gender
male
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
Frank Casey
Gender
male
Age
63
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Language
English