School: Clochar na Trócaire, Béal Átha na Sluagh

Location:
Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Sr. M. Oiliféar

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0029, Page 0101

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Hidden Treasure
1. In 1930 there were men cutting turf in Coreen bog on the banks of the Suck. They found a white cloth spread out on a spit of turf. The people thought it was a Mass Cloth. The men took it by the four corners and it fell asunder.

Got from
Mrs Maguire
Poolboy
Ballinasloe

Informant
Mrs Maguire
Gender
female
Address
Pollboy, Co. Galway
Language
English

2. There is a tunnel in Garbally and the Cloncarty's put it there so they could escape from an invasion. There is supposed to be valuable jewellery hidden in it. No one has ever looked for it.

Got from
Mr. T. Dolan,
Society St.
Ballinasloe