School: Coratillon

Location:
Corratillan, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Michael O' Beirn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0966, Page 259

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There is a fairy fort in this district and it is called by the name '' fort ''. It is situated in the townland of Arderry. There is another fort in view of it called Darraugh Fort. It is round in shape, and there is a fence round it. No one has ever seen lights at it, or there was never any music heard in it. One night about 12 o' clock there was a band heard coming to it. They were heard laughing and singing and when they came to the fort all of a sudden all stopped.

Mr. Thomas McGovern, Teeboy, Bawnboy, Co. Cavan used to tell a story that his father told him. One day he was sitting by the fire when a little man came in, dressed in red. He had a cake under his arm and two books,

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Collector
Alice Kate Devine
Gender
female
Address
Arderry, Co. Cavan
Informant
Mr Pat Devine
Gender
male
Address
Arderry, Co. Cavan
Informant
Mrs P. Devine
Gender
female
Age
58
Address
Arderry, Co. Cavan
Language
English