School: Bennekerry, Carlow

Location:
Bennekerry, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
Liam Ó hAodha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0907, Page 384

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There is a field in Mrs. Corinellan's, Johnstown, called the Fairy Field. Every night, at nine o'clock a light comes across from Breen's churchyard, Busherstown, to this field

There is a fairy fort in one of the field, on Brown's Hill farm. It is circular in shape, and has stone walls all around it. No one knows how it got there. Every night about ten or eleven o'clock a light goes out of the fort, up to Viewmount, and then out to the avenue. Some people say it is "Willie the Wish" Music is often heard in the fort, and it is like violins and melodeous playing.

Collector
John Norris
Gender
male
Address
Browne's Hill, Co. Carlow
Language
English