School: Inis (B.) (roll number 15042)

Ennis, Co. Clare
Seoirse Ó Maoldhomhnaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0609, Page 446

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    Malone's Fort.
    In Malone's field there is a fort ,and around it are small black-thorn bushes.It is said that at one time ,a man cur one of the trees and a thorn went into his fingers.It was blood-poisoned and he died.
    Another man stayed up at night to see if he could see the fairies. He saw them too but,when he went home and went into bed ,he never got up again.
    Another man was folling one night when he heard shouting. .He saw a band of fairies playing .He shot at them but ,when he tried to fire again he went mad.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. place-space-environment
      1. legendary and spiritual places (~158)
        1. fairy forts (~5,616)
    Edward White
    Claureen, Co. Clare