School: Shrule (roll number 7795/7796)

Location:
Shrule, Co. Galway
Teacher:
name not given

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There is a pot of gold hidden in the Shrule castle.

There is a pot of gold hidden in the Shrule castle. It is said that one of the De Burca's hid the gold there in a cellar in the castle before he died. The people of Shrule once dug for this gold and when they came to did, it there was a big weasel on top of the gold. The people of Shrule say that this weasel was the person who hid the gold. They also say that if you shake holy water on him he will go.

Collector
Bernard Tedders
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Informant
John Tedders
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Language
English