School: An Drom (Drom Thurles) (roll number 585)

Location:
An Drom, Co. Thiobraid Árann
Teachers:
Pilib Ó Ó Muireadhaigh Pádraig Ó Cléirigh
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    gazed into the glowing fire. Being very wet he took off his boots and tried to warm himself. All the little people directed their gaze towards him and started pointing at his bare feet. Time passed and at about four o'clock in the morning the lid was put on the coffin and the funeral set out. The man waited until the funeral had passed out of the house and then imagine his surprise to find himself seated in the middle of a fairy fort. It was then he saw where he was and he proceeded on his journey home.
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  2. 5. A fort is situated in a field owned by Matt Ryan, townland of Kilvilcorris, parish of Drom, Co. Tipperary. A man by the name of Mike Ryan lived there before. He cut a tree in this fort. Some man made the remark to him what a fine fire it made. After this the fire was never put out till his mother died.
    There is a field owned by James Kennedy, townland of Rorardstown, parish of Drom, Co. Tipperary. There is often light seen in this fort. One night
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