School: Aodh Rua, Dún na nGall (roll number 13382)

Location:
Donegal, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Séamus Mag Shamhráin

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Hidden Treasure - Donegal Castle

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 142

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It is supposed that there is treasure hidden in the tunnel which connects Donegal Castle with Donegal Abbey. These two buildings were two of the most important in Ireland in the sixteenth century and the Castle was reputed to be the strongest in the land.
It is not surprising then considering their importance in bygone days that valuable treasure is hidden in the tunnel connecting the Abbey and the Castle. The treasure consists of a crock of gold. Attempts have been made to get the treasure but they have failed.
It is locally believed that

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Collector
Danny Meehan
Gender
male
Language
English