School: Killyrann

Location:
Killyran, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Mrs Stafford

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0964, Page 250

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There are many funny stories told about places near the district in which I live. The following story took place in the townland of Dernacrieve about one and a half miles from Swanlinbar in County Cavan.

About twenty years ago there was a farmer named John White living in that townland and the fairies had a large fort in one of his fields. He had a great many cows in this field and one evening when he was bringing them home he heard children crying outside the fort. Then he saw a small

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Collector
Edna Gerty
Gender
female
Address
Killyran, Co. Cavan
Language
English