School: An Daingean, Cuinche

Location:
Dangan, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Stiofán Mac Clúin, Treasa Ní Chonmara

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Ghost Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0596, Page 093

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9 -1-'38. Ghost Story.
Sir Colman O Loughlin was a great lawyer and a member of parliament for Co.Clare.He died suddenly on board the mail boat returning home from England where he was attending to his Parliamentary duties .He was an unmarried man whose sister kept house for him at the family home near the town of Ennis. The family seat was called Drumcinora House .At the time of his sudden death these ladies were sitting together in a room sewing and knitting when one of them looked up and saw their dead mother in the room along with them.She appeared exactly as in life but very sad looking and dressed exactly as when she was alive.'Oh sister'cried the daughter who saw her here is my mother in the room.But the other daughter could not see her at all, and thought it

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Informant
Paddy Cluin
Gender
male
Address
Quin, Co. Clare
Language
English