School: Maigh Ard

Location:
Maigh Ard, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
Máirtín Ó Dubhshlain
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  1. There are two little black thorn bushes growing in my field about a half a mile from my house. Once there lived an old man in Rockfield called John Coyne.
    He told my father if he went back at twelve a clock at night and dig up one of the bushes he would find a pot of gold.
    But before coming home he must bury the bush up-side-down within a quarter of an hour and if he had not it buried before the time was up the fairies would come and bring him away.
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