School: Drong (roll number 15699)

Drung, Co. Donegal
Seán P. Mac Gabhann

Filter stories

/ 273 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Hidden Treasure

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1117, Page 189

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

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

(continues on next page)
Annie Mc Laughlin
Ballyargus, Co. Donegal