School: Mullach Dubh

Location:
Lisgorman, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Pádhraic Ó Blioscáin

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Giants and Warriors

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0203, Page 202

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It is said that hundreds of years ago there lived giants in this district. It is believed that a giants threw a stone about three ton weight from the top of O'Donnells rock to the top of Benbo. This huge stone is still to be seen on Benbo and there are big hollows in it and it is said that these are the tracks of the giant's fingers. When this stone was a throwing it is believed there was another giant on Benbo who three another huge stone to the top of O'Donnell's rock. This stone is still to be seen on O'Donnell's rock. Those people who go to see it always bring with them a stone and leave it there. For the past hundreds of years everyone who was going there brought stones with them and now there is a great heap of stones at

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Collector
Michael Gillooly
Gender
male
Address
Boggaun, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Stephen Mc Morrow
Gender
male
Address
Gortgarrigan, Co. Leitrim
Language
English