School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 119

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selling donkeys and horses. Around the May fair is the time that they are to be seen mostly.

It is about a five minutes walk from our house to Willie Hammond’s. There is a big field to the left hand side of Hammond’s and on the top of the hill there is a fairy mound. All the year round daisies are growing on this mound and gold is supposed to be hidden in it. It is shaped like a boat and is about three feet high.
Willie Hammonds father was herding cattle in this field about ninety eight years ago and he went up to this mound and sat down. While he was resting he read the newspaper and enjoyed a good smoke

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Collector
Lena Connolly
Gender
female
Address
Mullanasole, Co. Donegal
Informant
Willie Hammond
Gender
male
Age
37
Address
Drumbristan Glebe, Co. Donegal
Language
English