School: Querrin

Location:
An Cuibhreann, Co. an Chláir
Teacher:
Dónall Ó Laoidhléis
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0632, Page 80

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  1. Long ago there lived in Carrigaholt a man called "Tagh Caoc" Ua Mahon. He was the owner of Carrigaholt Castle for a while. He owned many ships.
    He used to have a big crew in the ship with him. He used to carry them into the castle, and when all of them were inside he used to let off a trap he had set for them and they were all captured by him. Then he used to lead them into a secret tunnel that was in the castle and kill all of them. He then used to go and take all the rich things that were in the ship, and then sink
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Mary Foran
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    An Cuibhreann, Co. an Chláir
    Informant
    Mr James Foran
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    An Cuibhreann, Co. an Chláir