School: Presentation Convent, Lucan

Location:
Lucan, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
Sr Gabriel

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0793, Page 112

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At Luttrellstown, there is a Castle where lived Henry Luttrell.

At Luttnellstown, there is a castle where lived Henry Luttnell. He was a very bad man and was always in need of money and committed terrible crimes to get it. He was in such a sad plight that he sold his soul to the devil. The devil said to him he would leave him three days before he would take him. When the three days were up he came and said 'Are you ready to come now?' He said ' I will not go until you grant me three requests- that make me a rope of sand and a mill working in eight hours.'
Next morning he arose very early, and there he saw the rope, and the mill

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Collector
Maureen Blake
Gender
female
Address
Lucan, Co. Dublin
Informant
Mrs Dignam
Gender
female
Age
78
Occupation
farm-labourer's wife
Address
Lucan, Co. Dublin
Language
English
Location
Caisleán Luttrellstown