School: Colehill (C.), Mullingar (roll number 14673)

Location:
Colehill, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Kathleen Morris

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0750, Page 228

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In our farm at home we have fields called Glan uisgie, Puille whick, The Corravilli, The Shruhan, The Shraih, There did an old man called Paddy the knitter own one of the fields in olden times; that field is called Cniotal. There is a well near here called Tobar Moor and an old bush called Berwick's bush and old people tell how his spirit was settled in the bush. Berwick was a protestant squire who lived in this townland. He was a bad living man, so the story goes, and Catholic girls had good reason to fear him. One day he fell of his horse and was killed There was one girl he appeared to several times. This night

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Collector
Mary J. Mc Guire
Gender
female
Age
13
Address
Lisnacreevy, Co. Longford
Informant
Mrs Mc Guire
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
40
Address
Lisnacreevy, Co. Longford
Language
English
Location
Lisnacreevy