School: Brownstown (C.), Curragh Camp (roll number 16303)

Location:
Brownstown Upper, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Bean Uí Dubhshláine

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0777, Page 023

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The great-aunt of a pupil (Anna Moran) lives in a small farmhouse in Ballysax.

The great-aunt of a pupil (Anna Moran) lives in a small farmhouse in Ballysax. The woman relation who bequeated it to her told Peter Moran that a crock of gold was hidden under a corner stone of the house but that any attempt to find it brought death.

I heard the story of the Wizard Earl of Kildare long ago in the west and told it to the children one Hallow Eve.

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