School: Dún Amhlaidh (roll number 14614)

Location:
Dunowla, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Gleadhra Ní Fhiachraigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0167, Page 0507

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passed by the font at night again.
There is supposed to be a cave going from the fort to the grave-yard in Grange Mór. The fairies are supposed to be singing and dancing in it every night.

There is a fort in Anthony Moffat's field in the townland of Dunowla and in the parish of Templeboy. This fort has no rings at all around it as Anthony Moffat levelled every one of them but it took him three or four years to level them. He used to till what he would level every year and set potatoes in it but it was said that the fairies' bad luck fell upon him as he broke his leg and he got it set again before it was rightly set he broke it again. It got all right again

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Collector
Seóirse Mac Seáin
Gender
male
Address
Barnacoghil, Co. Sligo
Informant
Seoirse Mac Seáin
Gender
male
Age
57
Address
Barnacoghil, Co. Sligo
Language
English