School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 085

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Once upon a time there war a
house in a field by the road.
The owner of the field was, Mr
Hickey. Misterin.
Travellers slept there in the house
one night.
About tweve o'clock in the night
they heard someone blowing the fan.
One of the men lit a candle, but
they saw nothing but the fan
turning and no one near it.
They went asleep again, and they
wor wakened by someone diggin' outside the door.
They opened it, and when they did the diggin' stopped and they could see no one.

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Collector
Mary L. Hughes
Gender
female
Address
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Informant
Bob Connolly
Gender
male
Age
68
Address
Misterin, Co. Wexford
Language
English