School: Beale (1) (roll number 7660)

Beal, Co. Kerry
Martin Beasley
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0399, Page 052

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  1. There are two graveyards in this parish and the names of them are Kilconly which is situated near our school and Killahenny, which is at the other side of Bally-bunion. Alot of monuments are erected in these two churchyards in memory of the dead. There is an old tombstone near our school and I am told that it is over one hundred years of age. The graveyard near our school is shaped like a coffin and it slopes downwards towards a stream that flows close to a wall. There is also an old ruin in Kilconly graveyard and it is supposed to have been used by monks as a place of worship. Alot of people some of whom come from distant parts
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        1. historical and commemorative structures (~6,794)
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    Dan Daly
    Bromore West, Co. Kerry