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 86

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On the top of Sliabh Sneachta in the district of Glentogher there is a well, and it is supposed that if anyone goes up to the top of the mountain and stirs the well that a great mist will rise and he will have great trouble in getting down from the mountain.

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Out at the Mein in the district of Glenagannon, Carndonagh there is a big rock which is a giant was supposed to throw from the top of Sliabh Sneachta.

Out of the Mein in the district of Glenagannon, Carndonagh there is a big rock which a giant was supposed to throw from the top of Sliabh Sneachta. The tract of his five fingers are plain to be seen on it.

Informant
Mrs Eliza Doherty
Gender
female
Age
42
Address
Carndonagh, Co. Donegal
Language
English

In the district of Glengannon there is a place named Gibraltar. At this place there is a big rock standing straight up out of the ground where Mass was said in olden times. No one would ever remove this rock incase some misfortune would fall upon them, so they always plough round it. Near this place there is a mountain called Cruckroosky. On this mountain there is a big flat rock which the people called " Leabhaidh

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