School: Dundrum (B.)

Dundrum, Co. Dublin
A. Breathnach Andrew. T. Walsh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0797, Page 209

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  1. My Grandfather told me a story about a sailor.
    Once upon a time an old sailor hid some treasure on a lonely Island. When he had hidden the treasure he left one of his crew marroned on the Island. About fifteen years afterwards the sailor died and his crew sailed a ship to the Island to get the treasure. They found the marroned man clad in goat skins liveing in a cave on the Island.
    He lived on goats meat and other food which he found on the ground and on trees. They loaded the treasure into the boat and all the
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        1. folk belief (~2,535)
          1. treasure legends (~7,411)
    Patrick Lawless
    Churchtown, Co. Dublin