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

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

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Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 297

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About three quarters of a mile from Donegal there is a hill called Aro(o)ey Hill
Long years ago there (was) a great battle, was fought on the side of the hill. This battle was fought between the O'Donnells and some other clan who were returning from some plundering expedition.
When they saw that they were likely to be defeated they buried their treasure, which is very valuable and consists of golden coins, precious stones and golden vessels. This treasure is supposed to be buried somewhere on the hillside and marked by a small thorn bush which the

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Collector
James Charles Timony
Gender
male
Language
English