School: Gleann Éada (roll number 8537)

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

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Glenade Lake

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0189, Page 029

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Two hundred years ago.
A thrilling scene inacted was,
To which as year unflow.
Old men and women still relate
And while relating dread
Some demon of its kind
May yet be found within its
bed.
II
It happened one M Loughlin
Who lived by its northern
shore.
A lovely spot where fairies
oft
In rival wandered o'er.
With henchmen bold and
warriors old
To hunt the wild boar
free.
III
He and his wife Grace Connoly
Lived there unknown to fame

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