School: Coillte Craobhacha, Baile na Muc (roll number 15108)

Location:
Kiltycreevagh, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Ss. Mac Cionáith

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Fairy Forts

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 003

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Fairy Forts

There is a fort in Pat Higgins field of Drumadorn. In John Nicolls field of Drumadorn, there is a fort and it is called 'Crabh Hill'. People used to see ghosts, and lights and people used to meet people that were long dead, at that fort. One time when fairies, as it is said, were passing through Matt of the Bog's field on their way to the forts, Mat was building a house and every day's work he would build it was knocked that night, because it was on their pass. He went to a witch

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Collector
Micheál Ó Criagáin
Gender
male
Address
Clooncose, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Brigid Harte
Gender
female
Address
Clooncose, Co. Leitrim
Language
English