School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máire de Staic

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 445

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There is a place in bullane and it is called Mooneencopia. One night a man from that village was coming home from a fair that was held in blaremories and he happened to have a little drop taken over and above.

Mooneencopia was haunted and when Tom was passing (as that was the man's name) he asked the fairies out fighting but they did not take any heed of him.
A little while after when Tom was crossing a stile two of the fairies come in front of him and they would not let him pass. One of them was in the form of a dog and the other was in the form of a crow so he had to

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Collector
Maura Waldron
Gender
female
Address
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Informant
Patrick Mc Hugh
Gender
male
Age
32
Address
Cuillaun, Co. Mayo
Language
English