School: Convent Girls' School, Ballymote

Location:
Ballymote, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Sr. M. Patrick

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Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0183, Page 200

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In the village of Carrigans about one mile from Ballymote there is an ash tree under which there are 1,000 sovereigns hidden. The tree bears the initials M.P. (Matthew Phibbs) cut in the bark, and whoever finds this tree will find the treasure buried beneath.

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