School: Cronaghbois (roll number 2658)

Location:
Crannogeboy, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Criostóir Ó Beirn

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The Haunted House

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1048, Page 302

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Once upon a time there was a man hired, and he wasn't getting the pay he was entitled to. He thought if he went to see the king he might get his pay. He set off on his journey. A trap passed him and gave him a ride. On it was the king and driver. The man did not know the king because he had his hat off. He rode with the king until he came to the king's palace. Here he got off. Night was drawing near and he could not get any lodging. At last he saw a big house. He went into the owner of it and the man

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Collector
(name not given)
Gender
unknown
Age
0
Informant
Patrick Shovlin
Gender
male
Age
85
Occupation
farmer
Address
Ardara, Co. Donegal
Informant
Andy Maloney
Gender
male
Age
70
Occupation
vagrant
Language
English