School: Stonetown, Louth (roll number 16431)

Location:
Stonetown Lower, Co. Louth
Teacher:
P. Ó Dubháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0668, Page 284

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The protection of God and of the Blessed Virgin, St Colum Cill, St John the Baptist, St Peter and Paul and all the holy angels and Saints be about me, Amen


Sacred heart of Jesus be my salvation,
Holy Mary pray for me.
Blessed Oliver intercede in Heaven for me.

Collected from
Séamús Ó Muireadhaigh
Baile na gCloch
Co Lughdhaidhe

This strange story is the actual words of the narrator and witness, Paddy Martin (Labourer), Stonetown, Concreaghy, Dundalk. This is a man of the "hard-headed" type, one not given to much belief in the spirit world. The year of this "seeing"would be either 1928 or '29.

The "men" were dressed in a [sort?] of dark-greenish clothes and appeared to be about 2 feet tall.

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Collector
Peadar O Dubháin
Gender
male
Occupation
múinteoir
Informant
Paddy Martin
Gender
male
Occupation
labourer
Address
Corcreeghagh, Co. Louth
Language
English