School: Kilberry, Athy (roll number 13165)

Location:
Kilberry, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Sara Rowan

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Aois an duine eile fá'n tráth sin: 61 years
An áit a raibh an duine eile 'na chomhnuidhe: Derryoughta, Kildangan, Monasterevan, Co. Kidlare
An data ar a scríobhadh an scéal san leabhar seo: 7th February, 1938.
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Hidden Treasure

Three men named William Lalor, James Lalor and Thomas Kelly dreamt there was treasure in a certain ditch near the Bishop's Island.
They were to go together at midnight to get the gold. They were to plait three sallyrods together to place under the iron box in which they would find the gold . They were told (to) in the dream to carry out these instructions or if not they would not get the treasure.
Instead of the three sallyrods they brought three chartreuse . They lost the treasure and went home broken hearted.
Bishop's Island is situated in the middle of the river Barrow about five miles South of Monesterevan. To approach the island a boat must be procured as the water is fairly deep at this particular spot . A boat is usually left at the east bank of the river for

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Informant
William Pender
Gender
male
Age
14
Occupation
dalta
Address
Derryoughter East, Co. Kildare
Language
English