School: Nart (roll number 11660)

Location:
Nart, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
Mrs Mc Adoo

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0952, Page 198

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Very plainly, and heard the noise as well. They believe it was the ghost.

A man was driving cattle from Coothill to Monaghan. He reached Nart hollow about 3am. The cattle stood still and would go no further. He heard a voice say “ stay here and sleep the night” then he saw that the cattle were enclosed in a pen. Contented he lay down and went off to sleep. In the morning he awoke to find the cattle quite safe and proceeded to Monaghan. The fairies had guarded the, during the night.
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A man was driving cattle from Coothill to Monaghan. He reached Nart hollow about 3am. The cattle stood still and would go no further. He heard a voice say “ stay here and sleep the night” then he saw that the cattle were enclosed in a pen. Contented he lay down and went off to sleep. In the morning he awoke to find the cattle quite safe and proceeded to Monaghan. The fairies had guarded the, during the night.

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