School: Scoil na gCeithre Máighistrí, Dún na nGall (roll number 14247)

Location:
Copany, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Cathal Mag Fhionntaigh

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The Standing Rock

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1035, Page 202

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Fionn Mac Cumhail was out hunting one day with his hounds on Meenan-bunt Hill.

The hound raised a hare and it ran under a big rock. Fionn lifted the rock and threw it up on the tip-top of the hill, out of the way of the hound.
It stood on end and is there to be seen to this day. It is known as the “Standing Rock”.

Collector
Adhamhnan Mag Fhionntaigh
Gender
male
Age
13
Informant
James Cassidy
Gender
male
Age
87
Address
Leghawny, Co. Donegal
Language
English
Location
Copany