School: Tulach an Iarainn (B.)

Location:
Tallow, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Proinnsias Ó Laoghaire

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Hidden Treasure

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0639, Page 3

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Long long ago there lived a man in Tallow. He stole a lot of money from a rich man. He killed the man from whom he stole the money. He was brought before the court and was sentenced to death. He went over to Tallow Wood and hid the money in a shoe in Tallow Wood on the north side of it. He hid the money between three trees. A man came to where the money was hidden. He went to find it and he dug up the ground and he saw a stone. he tried to lift it but couldn't. Then he went to his dinner and he brought another man and he tried but he failed. Then they went home and since that nobody tried to find the treasure.

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Collector
Eamon de Grae
Gender
male
Informant
John Stephen Grey
Gender
male
Address
Tallow, Co. Waterford
Language
English