School: Cóbh (Measctha) (roll number 10771)

Location:
Cóbh, Co. Cork
Teacher:
R. M. Vickery
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  1. There is a mound of earth called a Fort in Corbally 3 miles from Cobh. The Danes were supposed to live in it.
    One day two men went to level it. they kept digging till they met a stone the tried to lift it up but when they did smoke came out from under it and they ran away.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. In French's Bay there is a cave and long ago the boats used to come close to the land when the tide was in and bring all sorts of silks brandy tobacco ashore. The cave is supposed to come inland as far as the Holy Ground the east end of the town.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
    2. place-space-environment
      1. legendary and spiritual places (~158)
        1. fairy forts (~5,616)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Ada Casey
    Gender
    Female
    Age
    12
    Address
    Carrignafoy, Co. Cork