School: Bealach (roll number 5811)

Location:
Ballagh, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Domhnall Ó Daltúin

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Hidden Treasures

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0258, Page 108

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Hidden Treasures
It is well known and believed that hidden treasures are quite numerous all around Fairymount but of course it is dotted all over with ''forts'' and in each of these forts a crock of gold is hidden. Several attempts have been made to unearth them but yet none of them have been successful.
Before you can get any of the gold you have to dream three successive nights of where it is hidden and the very spot it is hidden in.
Once a man named Darby Lally did dream that a pot of gold was hidden under a little hill in our ''walk.'' It was called that name as it was a walk from our fort to the Steeple for the

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Collector
Leo Regan
Gender
male
Address
Fairymount, Co. Roscommon
Informant
Thomas Regan
Gender
male
Age
51
Address
Fairymount, Co. Roscommon
Language
English