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

Ballyforan, Co. Roscommon
Áine Bean Uí Chuillin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0271C, Page 13_015

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  1. There are a lot of fairy forts in this parish.
    There is a fort in Dysart and one in Turpane, there is a fort in Creeher in Mr Moor's field.
    The field is situated near the river Suck. There is a fort in Mucklon. It is shaped like a basin it is wide round the top and flat i the bottom.
    It is said that when people were crossing late at night they saw fairies hurling and buying and selling at a fair.
    There is also a fort situated in Sandfield, Knockcroghery
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. place-space-environment
      1. legendary and spiritual places (~158)
        1. fairy forts (~5,616)
    Annie Kearney
    Ballyforan, Co. Roscommon