School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

Filter stories

Back
/ 127 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Story

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 096

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

I was trappen rabbits on the Rock of Carrigbyrne, an' I always used to go see my traps about ten o'clock in the night.
I never believed in ghosts, but wan night I went to a neighbour's house to play cards, and I stayed until a late hour, and I always heard that the Banshee used to come to Lockon Lane.

So I started off to the rock, and just as I was comin' to the Lockon Lane, I heard the Banshee comin' alright, and I lay under a bush to see her passing.
She was crying loudly, and she drew very close to me, and I got very frightened and the cawld sweat

(continues on next page)
Collector
Thomas P. Doyle
Gender
male
Address
Ballyshannon, Co. Wexford
Informant
Thomas Franklin
Gender
male
Age
30
Address
Ballyshannon, Co. Wexford
Language
English