School: St Garvan's, Rathmullen

Location:
Rathmullan, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Séamus P. Mac Eiteagáin

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A Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1089, Page 13

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A Hidden Treasure
It is said that there is a hidden Treasure up on a place called Creig. It is on the other side of Croaghan hill on John Green's farm and there were men searching for it but they did not get it.
The Standing Stones were taken down and some blood came up and the men left them but people say that there is gold in it. It is also said that the stones lie between John Green's farm and Julia Hagan's farm and the gold is hidden there.
The fairies in Olden Times used to play about there and there is an old blind lake (there) and they danced and sung there.
There is a pot of gold hidden on Leathardan hill. Men searched and

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Collector
Charles Mc Garvey
Gender
male
Address
Killycolman, Co. Donegal
Informant
Ellen Mc Garvey
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Language
English