School: Cill Chuana (roll number 12782)

Location:
Kilcoona, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Liam Ó Conáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0022, Page 0032

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bhuail sé buille dá mhaide air agus bhain sé fuil as. Craith Crampa lámh leis an bhfear eile agus dubhairt sé gurab é fhéin ba cionntach leis an troid.

A pot of Gold
There is a pot of gold hidden in Mr.Blakes land at Annaghdown. The field where the gold is hidden is about eight hundred yards from the road. The spot is rocky and some lofty trees growing round it. the gold is guarded by a ferocious black cat. The only time it can be got is while the priest is reading Mass. About fifty years ago a man named William Gardner and some companions said they would try their luck and get the gold. they set out Sunday and started to get it while the priest was reading Mass, but as

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Informant
Mrs Margaret Burke
Gender
female
Age
35
Address
Manuslynn, Co. Galway
Language
English