School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1115, Page 215

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and the latter disappeared.
When the other man recovered consciousness, they were so exhausted that they fell asleep. When they awakened they saw that their room was on fire. They rushed to the window and opened it and soon they were safely on the ground. When they looked up at the window from which they escaped they saw the ghost disappearing in the flames. The neighbours did their best with what means they could find, and the Fire Brigade came from Derry but all failed to extinguish the flames, so the people stood watching the haunted house being burnt to the ground.

About the year 1920, in the time of the Black-and-tans the court house which was situated in Carndonagh was burned to the ground. It was thought that the English soldiers would seek refuge there while making war on the Irish Republicans, and therefore it was burned by some Irish people. It was

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Collector
Maeve Doogan
Gender
female
Address
Carndonagh, Co. Donegal
Informant
Ellen Doherty
Gender
female
Age
24
Address
Clonmany, Co. Donegal
Language
English