School: Granagh (C.), Brúgh Ríogh (roll number 9928)

Location:
Granagh, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Máire Ní Leidhin

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Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0499, Page 180

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There was an Earl living in Kilmacanerla long ago and before he died he buried gold in a certain field. One night some people went to dig for it and a goat with chains hanging from him hunted them away and they never went near the place again at night.
There is a ruin of an old castle to be seen in the field yet. There is a big hole in the field with a tree growing beside it and it was in that hole that the people dug for the gold.
A man named Mr. Hederman of Derawlin dreamt that he saw gold buried under a flag in Lyon's old house in Garrifine. He got up one night and himself and Mr. Gore went to the place.
They took with them a spade, a pick axe, two sticks and a bottle of holy water and they began to

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