School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh

Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
An tSr. A. Nic Fhionnlaoich, An tSr. M. Beinín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1115, Page 124

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a native of the same district tied a sheep to a holly tree on the same farm and it ate part of the back of the tree. Each night for three nights he heard a voice calling which bade him take away the sheep from the tree, but he did not heed the call and on the fourth morning when he awoke he found his hair had fallen off and was lying on the pillow and from that day to this - for he is still alive - only a few spots of white hair are growing on his head.

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Between seventy and eighty years ago a strange woman came to the house at present occupied by Sarah and Mary Kearney, The Mullins, Carndonagh.

In Gleneely, in the Parish of Culdaff there were some sloe bushes growing in the shape of rooms. A young woman called Maggie Mc Closkey who was dwelling near them wondered why her father did not cut them but she did not ask him that question. She thought they were of no account and one day she set out to cut them herself, but before she had her work completed she lost power of her hand, but as she grew older she regained its power.

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Between seventy and eighty years ago a strange woman came to the house at