School: Na Mullaigh (Smithboro') (roll number 10104)

Smithborough, Co. Monaghan
Mrs Walsh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0951, Page 309

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  1. When St Patk banished serpents out of Ireland a great chest of gold put down into the bottom of Drumsnatt Lake. There is a serpent coiled round it and it is supposed to stay there until the day of judgment.

    the R.C. did not know where to bury their dead - prayed for sign from V. Mary and snow fell that night in middle of Summer.

    If you see a fairy - never take your eye of it - was a cobbler mending Shoes - kept his eye on it to make it tell where there wd be a crock of gold and at midnight there came an awful knock and a voice -
    "Have you my brogues mended?
    and the fairy disappeared and he lost his gold
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)