School: Cluain Leamhac (Cloonloo) (roll number 12767)

Cloonloogh, Co. Sligo
Ml. Mac Lochlainn
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0188, Page 003

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0188, Page 003

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  1. There was a man of the name of Kilgariff going to mass one Sunday to [?]. He was after dreaming three nights after other about a pot of gold under a bunch of rushes.
    When he was passing through the field of William Surlis he saw a bunch of rushes and thought they were like the ones he saw in his dream so he caught hold of them and pulled them. Under them a crock of gold was hidden.
    He would not wait to get it out for he would be late for mass. He got a sod and left it on
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. belief (~391)
        1. folk belief (~2,535)
          1. treasure legends (~7,411)