School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

Location:
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
D. Curtis

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 054

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There was an ould man one time, living near the Barracks, Adamstown,
an' every night when he was goin' to bed a strange man used to go up to him.

Neither of them used to spake.
Wan night, when the strange man came up the stairs, the other man asked him who he was, or what was he wantin'.
"I came from Camross Rock," he said. "And if you go to the top of that rock you will find a chair made from stone."
The man went to the rock next day, an' when he reached the chair, he found the strange man sitting

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Collector
Ellen Crean
Gender
female
Address
Glenour, Co. Wexford
Informant
Daniel Crean
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Glenour, Co. Wexford
Language
English