School: Fanaid (roll number 10658)

Location:
Fanad, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Cáitlín Bean Uí Dhochartaigh

Filter stories

Back
/ 222 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
The Dunan Kincarragh

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1089, Page 213

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

"The Dunan Kincarragh"
25. 11. '38

The Dunan is supposed to be a fairy haunt. When walking on the road passing over the Dunan a hollowed sound is heard when one walks heavily. Paddy McAteer when a young boy heard them playing music, and heard the sound of their dancing to it. This Paddy McAteer is dead about 35 yrs & was barely 70 years when he died.
Told by Hugh McAteer
Drumfad
Ballynashanagh.

Collector
Cáitlín Bean Uí Dhochartaigh
Gender
female
Occupation
múinteoir
Informant
Hugh Mc Ateer
Gender
male
Age
76
Occupation
farmer
Address
Drumfad, Co. Donegal
Language
English