School: Béal Átha Feorainne (C.) (roll number 15653)

Ballyforan, Co. Roscommon
Áine Bean Uí Chuillin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0271C, Page 04_009

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  1. There was a treasure found in the Lissyegan bog about four years ago. It is supposed to be placed there by the Tuatha De Danans. It was a wooden box containing two stone of suet. The finder was Bernard Leonard he found it when cutting turf. and he used it for greasing axles of carts.
    I once heard of a silver ring being found in the lands of Captain Kelly from Mucklon House.
    When a workman was planting shrubs, he discovered it under a large flag. It is supposed to have been left by one of Captain Kelly's daughters at the time of the
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    1. genre
      1. belief (~391)
        1. folk belief (~2,535)
          1. treasure legends (~7,411)
    Mary M. Gately
    Caltraghduff, Co. Galway