School: Yellow Furze

Location:
Yellow Furze, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Síle, Bean Uí Leamhain

Filter stories

Back
/ 339 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Yellow Furze | The Schools’ Collection

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0684, Page 227

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

There is a gate called "Crocolough" gate near out house.
It is said that at one time there was a lake near this gate which was drained out by a name named Mr.Austin.
When he had this done he got tons of big sods and threw them into it. It is kind of a hill at present.

(no title)

In Dollardstown there is a lovely cave.

It is under the road but long ago it was not a cave but a lovely grotto with statues and holy images in niches in the wall.
The ceiling is ornamented by lovely shells.
The was a passage underground leading from Dollardstown House.
People named lived in this house but since that it has been in the hands of various families.

(continues on next page)
Collector
Veronica Quinn
Gender
female
Language
English