School: Tullamore (St. Brigid's)

Tullamore, Co. Offaly
P. Sheehy
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0806, Page 45

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    Hidden Treasure
    I heard a good story of men looking for treasure. A man was traveling on the mountains once and he got tired. He saw a cave on the side of the mountain and went to take a rest. He found a letter chart leading to a cave of gold. He settled down in a town after his travels and after a while he got married. He was always thinking of going to look for the gold. He had a son and when his son grew up to be a man he told him about the lettered chart. After a while the mad died. His son went to the mountains to look for the gold. There was a horse which had a brand to tell how
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    1. genre
      1. belief (~391)
        1. folk belief (~2,535)
          1. treasure legends (~7,411)
    Noel Conroy
    Healy Street, Co. Offaly