School: Kilberry, Athy (roll number 13165)

Location:
Kilberry, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Sara Rowan

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An Áit a raibh an duine eile sin 'na chomhnuidhe: Cill Mhuire, Áth í, Co. Cille Dara.
An dáta ar a scríobhadh an scéal san leabhar seo: 27th June, 1938.

There were many fairy forts throughout the country, but the one which is most familiar to me is the Fort of Dunraleigh.
The Fort of Dunraleigh is only about half a mile from Cloney Castle. There is a long entrance leading to the Fort House and this entrance is called the "Worm Lane" as it is so crooked. There is a small house at the entrance of the "Worn Lane", which is called the "Pike House". This house is built at the foot of a bridge. Before this bridge was built the man who was living in the house was paid a penny for every person he brought across the river. This bridge was built by James Gratton in the year 1875.
In Summer a beautiful lady comes out and walks around in a ring - the ring is there to be seen by any person, who wants to see it. The beautiful lady has been seen in Summer walking around in

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Collector
Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Gender
female
Address
Kilberry, Co. Kildare
Informant
Pádraig Mach Giolla Pádraig
Gender
male
Age
12
Occupation
dalta
Address
Athy, Co. Kildare
Language
English