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- Hidden TreasuresMany old people say that there is a treasure hidden in Ballinageragh. It was placed under a mound of earth near the Blessed Well by the Friars. It is supposed to be a large crock of gold. The Friars hid it there because they were afraid that the Danes would came and take it from them.Tradition says that a hound of enormous size guards the treasure at night. Many attempts were made to dig up the gold but the treasure seekers were driven away by a hound. Of late no one has exerted himself.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.