School: Ardvarney (roll number 15116)

Location:
Ardvarney, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Amhaltúin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0202, Page 140

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heard the angels singing. She stopped her song to listen to the angels, and ever since there has been a note of joy in the song of the lark that no other bird has been able to catch. This is a story of a robin There is a mountain near our school which is called Bembo mountain. Some place on this mountain there is a hidden treasure which is taken care of by a robin. Some people say this robin has a lighter coloured red breast than any other because when turning the gold so often the colour of gold remained on her breast. I have never heard of any people who went to look for that gold.

There was a woman and her son going home from visiting a neighbour's house. As they were walking along the road the cry arose in the drain. There was a house near by. The woman and her son went into the house and asked the man of the house to leave

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Collector
Michael Mc Kenna
Gender
male
Address
Drummury, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Michael Carroll
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Corcusconny, Co. Leitrim
Language
English