School: Cill Loiste (Killusty), Fíodh Árd (roll number 16111)

Location:
Killusty North, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Mheacháir

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Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0557, Page 456

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Long ago it was said that some gold vessels were buried in a big box in the "Church Field". One night two men went to dig for the box. After digging down about three feet, they heard a noise like a little bell, and thinking they had the gold vessels, they began to dig twice as hard, but to their disappointment they found nothing only a big box of clay.

I got this story from,
Patrick Davis, (45)
Killusty,
Fethard,
Co Tipp.
There is a field just a little below Killusty village, named the Church Field, it got this name, because the old Church was built there.

Collector
Nellie Davis
Gender
female
Address
Killusty North, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Patrick Davis
Gender
male
Age
45
Address
Killusty North, Co. Tipperary
Language
English