School: Liatra (roll number 13341)

Location:
Lettera, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Seán Mac Sheoin

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before dawn and if he would not he would be killed.
Tom went back across the bog and left it where he found it. No one has touched it from that to this.
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My father told me this story. He is about 52 years. His uncle told him.

Hidden Treasure
Once upon a time there lived a man by the name of Thomasheen Giblin. He lived in a lonely place called Cúl na h-Abann. One evening as he walked out through the wood, he spied a Leipreachán in an empty trunk of a tree.
He caught hold of him and said that he would not leave him until he would tell him where there was a pot of gold hidden. He told him that it was in the next fort but that no one could get to it without the

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Informant
Martin Hevikan
Gender
male
Age
62
Occupation
farmer
Address
Kilbeg, Co. Galway
Language
English