The man makes a new backbone for his horse out of a stick when the old one breaks in two. Or a flayed horse is covered with sheepskin and produces excellent wool. [An Irish by-form tells how a horse, which is thought to have died, is skinned, but revives later. It is covered with a sheepskin on which a fine fleece of wool grows afterwards!]

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    Bhí feirmeóir í nDún Caoin timcheall céad bliain ó shin. Do fuair a mháthair bás. San am san ní raibh aon chairt, asal ná capall le fághail...

    Language
    Irish
    Collector
    Gabriel Brich
    Informant
    Seán Ó Brich