School: Coratillon

Location:
Corratillan, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
M. Ó Beirn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0967, Page 017

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About 100-200 years ago battles were fought in the Town-lands of Tullyvella and Conspud between the dead people who fought at the battle of Crocán na gCamps. In the morning after these battles were fought, the heather would be red with blood.
One night there was a fight in
Conspud and a man heard a voice calling him by his Christian name, that a neighbours house was on fire. He looked out and saw the neighbours house on fire, but he did not go to it. Next day the house was not burned, but was as if nothing happened.

About 100 years ago, one

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Collector
Mollie Mc Govern
Gender
female
Address
Muineal, Co. Cavan
Informant
Mrs James Mc Govern
Gender
male
Address
Muineal, Co. Cavan
Language
English