School: Inch Island

Location:
Carrickanee, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Pádraig S. Mac Fhinn

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Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1110, Page 93

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The treasure is supposed to be hidden in one of Mr Glen's fields in Castlequarter, Inch. It is believed to have been placed there by one of the Cather Ruadhs. It was a chosen place by the man who was buired in this grave to have it placed by his side. It was accidently struck by James Lynch while he was ploughing. The treasure consists of a big gold bowl its value is unknown.

Collector
Gerard Doherty
Gender
male
Address
Castlequarter, Co. Donegal
Informant
John Doherty
Gender
male
Age
67
Address
Castlequarter, Co. Donegal
Language
English