School: Moneymohill, Shanagolden (roll number 8395)

Moneymohill, Co. Limerick
Máire Ní Liain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0484, Page 128

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  1. There is an old castle called Shaned Castle situated about a mile and a half north east of this school. Long ago before this castle was built, there were forts where the castle is now, and the Irish lived in the forts to protect themselves against the Danes.
    A little distance from the ruined castle is a fort. It is said that a giant had been buried there long ago. There is a shape of a cross drawn over the fort. It is said that there is gold hidden in it. It is also said that there is an under-ground passage, from Shanid Castle to Cregan's hill, called Knockowrs hill, and a third passage from Shanid Castle to Daile Na Guleacháin castle which stood on the
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    Pat Mc Greal
    Briskagh, Co. Limerick