School: Gleann Éada (roll number 8537)

Location:
Glenade, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Bean Uí Mhaolaith

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Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0189, Page 004

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It is supposed that there is a pot of gold on the Island in Glenade Lake. It was placed there by a man and his son. They went out to the Island on a raf to bury the pot of gold. The man's wife who watching them from her house, saw the raft overturn and her husband and son drown. She became insane and all trace of the treasure is lost from that day to this.

Collector
Bean Uí Mhaolaith
Gender
female
Occupation
teacher
Address
Glenade, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Tom Rooney
Gender
male
Age
65
Address
Crumpaun, Co. Leitrim
Language
English
Location
Glenade