School: Dangan (roll number 878)

Location:
Dangan, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brian Mag Fhógartaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0692, Page 147

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but again he got out of bed and lit the candle and took hold of his boot and went again to see who it was. He got into bed again and it was blown out again. He left it out this time and went to sleep and never minded any more. When morning came he was very much surprised for he found himself, and the clothes off the bed under him, and his head up against the door of his room. He got up, and put the clothes, back on the bed again, and dressed himself and went down to breakfast. While he was eating it the woman asked him did anything happen him last night, he said "no", she was very much astonished and the man went home and never visited that house any more.

There is a hill in the Moy in which treasure is supposed to be hidden. It is about 3/4 of a mile from Summerhill on the road to Enfield. The treasure is supposed to be hidden by the Danes and the hill is called Donach an Ore.

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Collector
Niall Nicholas Fagan
Gender
male
Address
Clondoogan, Co. Meath
Informant
Mrs Fox
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
female
Address
Bramhall, Co. Meath
Language
English