School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

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

Filter stories

Back
/ 154 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Lathaigh (Laghey) | The Schools’ Collection

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 146

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

There is a lake in a field next to Tullyearl shore. A little animal was seen in it. It was like a little dog. Mrs Torrens saw it. A little while after she saw it she heard it crying. Some weeks afterwards her husband died. Before he died she saw it in the field.

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

Down at St Ernans there is a little river once while some people were at the river, they saw an animal. It was like a little pony.
These people made an effort to catch it but they could not. While one of them was

(continues on next page)