School: Dromad (roll number 16781)

Location:
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Millicent "Nuabhroinn"

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Fairy Forts

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 058

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There is fairy forts in this district. They go by the names of ring forts. There is one in Dromod Beg one in Furnace and one in Rinagowna, they are all circular in shape. There are stones and trees around each of them. People say there are fairys in them. The fort in Rinagowna people say they heard horses running around the bushes at night.

Collector
Susan Crowe
Gender
female
Age
15
Address
Drumod Beg, Co. Leitrim
Informant
James Crowe
Gender
male
Age
66
Occupation
farmer
Address
Drumod Beg, Co. Leitrim
Language
English