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

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

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A Ghost Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1035, Page 261

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One night two men went for the priest- Father Collins of Drumholm- to attend a sick call in the Travers Mountain.

Pear the Greagh cross-roads at Patrick Travers lint-steep there used to be a Ghost seen. No one dare pass by at night. They told the priest with whom they were riding back in his horse rear.
He went round another way and attended the sick call.
Then himself and the men came back by the lint-steep and before they reached it the priest told the two men to jump off and return home.
He drove on alone to

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Collector
Máire Siúbhan Nígh Fhionntaigh
Gender
female
Age
10
Informant
James Curristin
Gender
male
Age
71
Language
English