School: Kildalkey (C.) (roll number 868)

Location:
Kildalkey, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Máire Nic Dhiarmada

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0695, Page 117

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Hidden Treasures.
Told by Thomas Traynor, Trimblestown, Kildalkey, Co. Meath (Aged 70).

About a half a mile from the road on an avenue which is the main entrance to the Trimblestown estate there is gold supposed to be hidden.
This avenue is about three miles from Trim. While engaged in making a shore about fifty years ago two men called Christophe Jordan and Patrick Kennedy heard the jingle of gold. They started to talk to each other about the gold and how they would spend it when suddenly it disappeared.
It is said that when a person sees gold he should never speak until he gets it. There is a hedge on both sides of the avenue and it is a very lonely spot.

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Informant
Richard Slevin
Gender
male
Age
55
Address
Kildalkey, Co. Meath
Language
English

Hidden Treasures

There is a hill named "Kennys Hill" near the bog of Freyne. Once there was an old man and his names was Sean Brady and he lived near this village.
One night a man appeared at his