School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 092

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There is a cave in one of Mr
Hickey's fields in which there is
said to be money buried.
One time some men went down
in it, and they found bones,
but they could not get any
money.

On another occasion ten men
came from the White mountain.
to look for the money, and
Whitney, the owner of the place
at that time, followed them to
McCabe's and searched everyone of them.
Mr Whitney was a protestant,
and when he was living at Hickey's noise was often heard in it.
When Hickey's came to live in it they got it blessed and the

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Collector
Mary L. Hughes
Gender
female
Address
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Informant
Michael Hickey
Gender
male
Age
76
Address
Misterin, Co. Wexford
Language
English