School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
Clifden, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais

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The Ghost in the Garden

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 207

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A few years ago this old man had a garden and there were a lot of big apples in it Every night a lot of people used to go to the garden and steal a bag of apples at a time. After a long while a lot of people put out that there was a ghost in the garden but some people said (they) that it was only a lie. So they did not go in to the garden for a long while Then this old man still kept going in to the garden and when any person spoke to him about the ghost he said no ghost will not stop from going in the garden. So this night he went in

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Collector
Michael Gough
Gender
female
Informant
Mr P. Conroy
Gender
male
Age
59
Address
Clifden, Co. Galway
Language
English