School: Killinaboy (roll number 12557)

Location:
Killinaboy, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Donncha Ó Céilleachair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0614, Page 260

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there, but also when the money was taken he disappeared. This little fellow was always dressed in gay colours, mostly red, and used be seen sitting on a rock taking care of the treasure. He went by the name of the little Leprachán or the Lúradán


Collected by: - Máire Ní Choileáin, Dromoher.
Told by: - Patrick Linnane, Dromher
( 75 years )

It is said that a tub of gold is hidden in the Cabhail Mhor. It should be taken by night and no-one could take it but three Curtis’s but one of them would be killed, so they did not venture. It is said that a dog and a bull are minding it.


Collected by Máire Ní Choileáin, Dromoher.
Told by: - Patrick Linnnane, Dromoher
(75 years)

Collector
Máire Ní Choileáin
Gender
female
Address
Drummoher, Co. Clare
Informant
Patrick Linnane
Gender
male
Age
75
Address
Drummoher, Co. Clare
Language
English

It is said that a half dozen gold candlesticks and a gold Chalice are hidden in Michael O’Donohue’s hill in Boulthadine. Two parties came in search of them but did not find the exact spot where the treasures were hidden. It is thought that a badger is minding

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