School: Droichead na Ceathramhna

Bridgecartron or Derrycashel, Co. Roscommon
S. Pléimeann
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0232, Page 419

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0232, Page 419

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    Ireland as big as it.
    When this tree was in bloom it was supposed to be eighty yards high and about forty seven yards broad.
    One time people named Barrett's from Annagh began to cut branches of it that were seventeen yards long. In the middle of it was the colour of blood and they never had any luck after that.
    anyone who brings a piece of it and put it in a dark corner in his house may see it glittering at night
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