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Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5, Adult
Page count: 5
Categories: Irish, Traditional



Appeared in

Hauntings and Other Stories of Danger, Love, and Sometimes Loss

Story Summary

A lovely retelling of a traditional tale wherein Angus loses his wife and good fortune and for three nights running has a dream in which his wife tells him to travel to Dublin. When he arrives in Dublin he meets an innkeeper who has had a dream for three nights running that a poor women tells him to go to Angus' hometown, to Angus' cottage, and dig beneath the Cherry Tree. So Angus does, finds the gold buried there and lives generously and with good heart for the rest of his days.