School: St. Cronan's, Bray

Location:
Bray, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Patrick Mac Donnell

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St. Cronan's, Bray | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0912, Page 025

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The old Castle in Little Bray was formerly owned by a Norman lord who according to local tradition was executed by the Normans for harboring some Irishmen who were fighting against the Normans. His ghost was seen several times in the last fifty years by different people. The apparition which only consists of a head glows eerily on the wall of the Castle. There are several underground tunnels leading to Pucks Castle

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Collector
Sean Fox
Gender
male
Address
Dargan Street, Co. Wicklow
Informant
Frank Temple
Gender
male
Address
Wolfe Tone Square North, Co. Wicklow
Language
English