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

Cloonloogh, Co. Sligo
Ml. Mac Lochlainn
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0188, Page 012

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    to the house with him until he would give
    him whiskey, thinking that when he would get
    it he would go home. When they were a bit
    down the field the man dissappeared and
    McDermott seeing his chance went again to
    the flag. to his surprise when he lifted the flag
    a swarm of bees flew from under it and stung
    him badly. It was on account of his selfishness
    that the gold turned into bees and stung him.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Many years ago a herdsman of the name
    of Kelly who lived in the townland of
    Taverane had a dream on three nights in
    succession that there was a hoard of gold
    hidden beneath a rock situated not very far
    from his own house. In the dream he was
    told that he should dig beneath the rock before
    the break of day and that he was not to
    speak to anyone who might happen to come
    along. It was also revealed to him that he
    should find some papers some coins and a
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    1. genre
      1. belief (~391)
        1. folk belief (~2,535)
          1. treasure legends (~7,411)
    John Shannon