School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

Location:
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Br. Frampton

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 334

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stone. It is said that he did not want the horse to die in pain. The stone horse is still to be seen in a field nearby Clonenagh.

Hidden treasure in Rathleague
There is silver supposed to be hidden in Rathleague. The field where it is supposed to be hidden is called Silver Hall. About two hundred years ago, there lived a rich man in Rathleague. One day there were men planting young trees in this place. The rich man knew that the men would finish digging the holes before their dinner. He got all his gold and watched the men untill they went home to their dinner. When they went home to their dinner he went over to one of the holes and put the money down into it in a box and threw a bit of clay on top of it. When

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Collector
Thomas Rourke
Gender
male
Address
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Informant
Mrs O' Rourke
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Language
English