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

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

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Folklore - A Ghost Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 278

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There are many ghost stories told in the country. Some are true and some are not, but here is one, that I have been told is true.
Beside the road and on a the hill on which the fort of Drimrooske is situated, there used to be an old house. A man called Davis lived in this house. Everyday strange things happened in this house. The delph[sic] used to (ju) jumped off the dresser dance round the floor, and return to it place unbroken. The man's used to follow him upstairs. The furniture used to move about

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