School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0144, Page 210

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A Story

There is a place in Doonamona called Póllapuca. It is said that there was a Ghost there some time ago.

There is a place in Doonamona called Póllapucá. It is said that there was a ghost there some time ago. When the people used to be coming from visiting at late hours of the night they would hear noises like if a lot of cattle were running through water.
Some other nights they would be heard laughing, crying or singing. One night a man was coming home alone and it was about one O' clock. He saw a man in white clothes standing along the ditch he spoke to him but got no answer he spoke again and got no reply.
But the third time the

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Collector
Margaret Rogers
Gender
female
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Informant
Michael Rogers
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Language
English