School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

Location:
Laghy, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Proinsias Mac Pháidín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 074

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he was afraid to go near their green fort after dark and he didn’t ask to sit up another night with a kiln of lime.

In by- gone days were common known. There is a fairies fort in the parish of Drunholm. It is in a field near to the old school in Ballintra. There is a house near to that fort. My grandfather’s brother was lodging in that house. One night he was coming along the road, he happened to look across the road and he saw a lot of red twinkling lights. He saw a crowd of little people gathered around a table. Then he saw a little box lying on the ground. He lifted it and put it in his

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Collector
Kathleen Crawford
Gender
female
Address
Tullyearl, Co. Donegal
Informant
George Crawford
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Age
58
Address
Tullyearl, Co. Donegal
Language
English