School: Drong (roll number 15699)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1117, Page 268

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A Story (continued)

Fairy tales are common in this district but nearly every person has them in different ways.
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A story
and it is said if a person breaks a branch off this tree that he will meet with many misfortunes.
This was foretold when the first branch of this tree grew. Most of the rowan trees are green., but this tree is withered away with age, as it is about ninety years of age now.
This tree is about two and a half miles from the main road leading from Derry to Moville and is about two miles from St. Columba's Catholic Church, Drung. It is about fifty yards from Lough Inn, the place where the Lough Lily fair takes place each year.

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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