Glenmore Avenue

Abstract: Story collected by Veronica Browne, a student at Pres. Convent, Drogheda school (Drogheda, Co. Louth) from informant Mrs Kelly.

Original reference: 0679/1/23

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Glenmore Avenue [duchas:4963429]

There is an avenue about three miles from Drogheda it is called Glenmore Avenue. It is said that a coach and four horses with two men driving them comes up it every night and the horses and the men have no heads on them. One night a man wanted to see them, so he stayed up all night and looked out the window to see would he see it. He saw it coming up the avenue, when it came near him something slapped him across the face and he fell back on the floor and he could not get up until the next morning.

Origin information
Drogheda, Co. Louth
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
p. 053
Volume 0679
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Sr. M. Patrick .
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Supernatural and legendary beings--Neacha neamhshaolta agus osnádúrtha
School location
DroghedaDroichead ÁthaDroghedaLouth
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0679/1/23

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"Glenmore Avenue"in "The Schools' Manuscript Collection," held by University College Dublin, National Folklore Collection UCD. © University College Dublin. Digital content by: Glenbeigh Records Management, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <>
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Sr. M. Patrick .
Supported by funding from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Ireland), University College Dublin, and the National Folklore Foundation (Fondúireacht Bhéaloideas Éireann), 2014-2016.
Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014/2016 — Metadata created by Fiontar, Dublin City University, in collaboration with the National Folklore Collection UCD and UCD Library. Original Fiontar metadata converted into MODS by UCD Library.

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