School: Drong (roll number 15699)

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

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A Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1117, Page 267

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A Story

Fairy tales are common in this district but nearly every person has them in different ways.

A Story.
Fairy tales are common in this district, but nearly every person has them in different ways.
For instance the fairy tree in Croagh is the principal one which is talked about in this district.
In the face of Croagh near to the giant's grave stands a rowan tree.
It is about fifteen feet in height, and about ninety years of age. It is crooked for about twelve feet and the remaining three are straight, and it also hangs down over a rock called the "Rowan tree rock".
This tree is supposed to be frequented by fairies.

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Collector
Annie Mc Laughlin
Gender
female
Address
Ballyargus, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mrs Brigid Duffy
Gender
female
Age
86
Address
Ballyargus, Co. Donegal
Language
English