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 161

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Almost a hundred years ago there lived a man named Michael John.

Almost a hundred years ago there lived a man named Michael John. One night he was returning from a dance. He met a little man dressed in red. This little fellow asked him to bury the coffin which he had in front of him. He warned him not to look into the coffin and if he did not look into it he would be rewarded. He lifted the coffin and went up to the top of a large green field and buried it. Then he met the little man again and he told him not to tell his wife. Michael John went home late that night and his wife asked him where he had been but he

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