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 230

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About eighty years ago there was an old man (whos name I have been unable to find) living in Gleneely, in the Parish of Culduff. He had three sons called Neal, Jim and Paddy. One night he dreamt that there was a pot of gold hidden under a large stone beside a tree near his own home. Early next morning he informed his three sons about his wonderful dream and he sent them to dig with all their strength until they should find it. All day long until midnight they toiled without spending one idle moment, and as the clock struck the hour of twelve they were raising the large stone, but to their great sorrow when they had it raised, instead of a pot of gold

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Collector
Sadie Maria Long
Gender
female
Address
1419863
Informant
Patrick Long
Gender
male
Age
67
Address
1419863
Language
English