School: Loughkeeren

Location:
Knockatemple, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Anna M. Warde

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A Fairy Fort

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 132

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There is a fort in Loughkeeran behind Colgan's house. It is said the Danes put it there.
There is a big cave in the fort and nobody likes to interfere with it. It is not often lights are seen there but on a night of a fair the fairies voices are heard.

Collector
Teresa Hyland
Gender
female
Address
Loughkeeraun Well, Co. Mayo
Language
English