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

Cloonloogh, Co. Sligo
Ml. Mac Lochlainn
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0188, Page 071

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0188, Page 071

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  1. Once there lived on Keath hill two giants and
    they were the biggest ever seen. One day they
    were sitting on the hillside. One of them took
    up a few small stones and began playing
    Jack-stones, The other man saw a big rock
    and it weighed 23 tones and he said to
    the other man "Would you play with that
    stone" and he said he would not. The giant
    took the rock and sent it 13 miles, The stone
    is three miles outside Ballaghadereen.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. There is a story told about two men of the
    McLoughlins that whent across the lake in a boat
    to Killaraght to look at cattle they had grazing.
    When they came to the shore to go home their
    boat was gone and as there was no bridge across
    the lake at Cuppanagh they had to walk around
    the shore to a passage where Allens in to-day.
    They went up the avenue and when they came
    out on the gate and turned for home a big
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
    Maureen Mc Donagh