School: Grianán Ailigh (roll number 2049)

Location:
Grianan of Aileach, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Niall S. Mac Aoidh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1108, Page 202

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Round about Burt there are many stories told about haunted houses as follows.

Round about Burt there are many stories told about haunted houses as follows -: In the dark nights of winter many men went to Burt castle to play cards to pass the long nights.
One night three men alone were in the castle playing. Suddenly the cards began to go away. The men did not know what was happening them so the began to look to see where they were going. The thought they were falling off the table unto the floor, but no, When one of the men stooped down, the heard cheering they began to talk then and as they

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Collector
William Doherty
Gender
male
Address
Bohullion Lower, Co. Donegal
Language
English