School: Mullach, Sráid na Cathrach (roll number 3928)

Location:
Mullagh, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Proinnsias Ó Sandair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0624, Page 095

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About sixty years ago. Michael Brody, Thady McKnight and Patsy Courtney were engaged draining a field in Tom Doherty's land in Cloonadrum where a fort is. When they were near the fort they came across an archway of solid masonary. They opened it to see what was in it and a rush of foul air made them some-what afraid. Then a black cat appeared before them and they for frightened. They then reported the matter to their master Corney Doherty and he ordered them to close the opening.
About a 100 years ago a man named Brody attempted to plough the fort in Pat Sexton's land in Finor More. He had a piece of a "course" ploughed when one of the horses kicked the other and broke its leg. He then borrowed another horse. The horse bolted again and broke the plough. He was

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Collector
Núala Ní Shándair
Gender
female
Address
Finnor More, Co. Clare
Informant
Proinnsías Ó Sándair
Gender
male
Address
Finnor More, Co. Clare
Language
English