School: Áth an Lín (B.), Baile an Gharrdha (roll number 9632)

Location:
Áith Liní, Co. Luimnigh
Teacher:
Michael de Búrca
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    In Clonelty church situated in a lonely spot about a quarter of a mile from the Main road there was a hidden treasure.

    In Clonelty church situated in a lonely spot about a quarter of a mile from the Main road there was a hidden treasure. Several attempts have been made to get it. Long ago a man had a dream about it three nights in succession. The fourth night himself and three others went at midnight with spades and they dug up where he dreamt the gold was. When they had dug about six feet a strange feeling came over them and a bull came and followed them. They had to go leaving their instruments after them on the bank. Next day
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    Language
    English
    Informant
    Seamas de Nais
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    53
    Occupation
    Oibrí
    Address
    An Baile Nua, Co. Luimnigh