School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh (roll number 16821)

Location:
Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Beirín Ní Bhaoighill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1114, Page 121

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Death Signs

Two children belonging to Mr Daniel Doherty, Altohay, Carndonagh, died about twenty five years ago.

Two children belonging to Mr. Daniel Doherty, Altasha, Carndonagh, died about twenty-five years ago. One clear moonlight night Daniel was coming up the road below his own house and he saw the two babies sitting up on the top of the fence. I heard Daniel saying that they were as natural as they were a month before they died and when he saw them they were calling "Daddy, Daddy," but Daniel had not the power to speak to them.

Informant
Daniel Doherty
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Cabadooey or Altashane, Co. Donegal
Language
English

Before Mr Charlie Mc Keague died about four years ago, a "caoineadh" was heard at a lonely road called "the pipes." This was suppose to be his "wrath."