School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh

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

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neighbours house for something and when she went back she could not get the door opened. She returned and told her father. He tried to open it and he was not able, then her brothers tried and they could not get it opened. At last one of them said, "Wait until I get a spade, and I'll soon open it," and immediately the door flew open and they saw nobody. They came back into the house again and when they were sitting in the house about ten minutes they heard a noise of laughing outside and they believed that it was the fairies.

One night about eighty years ago a man named Billy Doherty and another man named Andrew Callaghan were stilling in Glenagannon and they heard the fairies singing among the bushes near-by and one of the men said "We had better be going". the other man answered, "We will not, the fairies won't touch us".

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About ninety years ago a woman named Mary Lynch a native of Crainahoran left her home in the morning to go to her friends house and she said that she did not go at all but she was taken some place where she saw big grand houses and palaces but she did not know where she was.

About ninety years ago a woman named Mary Lynch a native of Craignahorna left her home in the morning to go to her friend's house and she said that she

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Collector
Sarah Gallagher
Gender
female
Address
1419891
Informant
Mr Jerrimiah Gallagher
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
1419891
Language
English