School: Ráithín (C.) (roll number 9384)

Location:
Raheen, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Peig, Bean Uí Chróinín

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the tale.
When the "invisible" gripped him for the third time (the others were now dead) his dead wife appeared in the room clothed in white and immediately she threw out her hands he felt the grip on his arms relax but he became unconcious.
Rathmore road was haunted until the arrival of the Cistercian Monks from France. They are credited with banishing evil spirits from Rathmore House (where Colonel Cronin lived) and district.

Years ago there was a Relieving Officer who was accustomed to be out late at night as he had to visit poor people who lived in remote places and considerable distances from the few public roads which then existed. One night he called

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Informant
P. O Donoghue
Age
66
Occupation
farmer
Address
Lisbabe, Co. Kerry
Language
English