School: Drong (roll number 15699)

Location:
Drung, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Seán P. Mac Gabhann

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Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1117, Page 189

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Hidden Treasure.
I am going to describe about a pan of money that is supposed to be hidden in the field that belongs to Michael Lynch, of Mountargus, Redcastle, Co. Donegal. The field is about thirty perches from the main road leading from Derry to Moville, and about fifty perches from the present Church of Drung. I got this from Mrs. B. Duffy, Ballyargis, Redcastle, whose age is about eighty three years. This field is also along the "Red Brae".
This pan is supposed to be hidden in the ditch between Paddy Smyth's field and Mrs. Henry's, Ballyargus, Redcastle, Co. Donegal.
One evening a man was digging in the field when he saw these two men coming to him in a trap. When this man saw them coming he went in

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Collector
Annie Mc Laughlin
Gender
female
Address
Ballyargus, Co. Donegal
Language
English