School: Baile an Bhálthaigh (Wallstown), Baile Caisleáin an Róistigh (roll number 5190)

Location:
Wallstown, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Bhriain

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drawing nearer though they could not see him. The two men went to the other side of the ditch and they could hear the bull roaring over where they had dug. The bull stayed there and when the men saw he was not going away they went home. Next morning before the two men went to work they went to see where they had dug but the hole was filled up again.

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They say there is money buried under the steps in front of the door of Anneslays house.

They say there is money buried under the steps in front of the door of Annesleys house. Mr. Annesleys fore fathers that put it there. Years ago a man from Castletownroche tried to dig it up one night between eleven and twelve o'clock. A ghost woman hunted him as har as his own door. When he went to open the door she gave him a kick and he died shortly afterwards. It is silver that is buried there. Four half soverigns is buried there.

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Collector
Christy O Keeffe
Gender
male
Address
Ballygarrane, Co. Cork
Informant
Mr O Keeffe
Gender
male
Address
Ballygarrane, Co. Cork
Language
English