School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Location:
Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 081

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They say a treasure is hidden in Páirc an Gruagaigh in Coomerkane.

They say a treasure is hidden in Páirc an Gruagaigh in Coomerkane. It was put there by the White-boys.

The White-boys were running with their lives from other people who were following them.
One of the White-boys told a man, that if he followed him he would be rich as long as he lived. He never got up to him, but he found a spade in Páirc an Ghruagaigh and it was said that it was there the gold was hidden. It was never found.
The treasure was a

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Collector
Liam Ó Failbhe
Gender
male
Address
Coorannel, Co. Cork
Informant
Pádraig Ó Failbhe
Gender
male
Address
Coorannel, Co. Cork
Language
mixed