School: Baile an Daingin (B) (roll number 1676)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Séamus P. Ó Gríobhtha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 702

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strange words and the devil appeared Nestor and Burke were terrified
When blake told him to depart he would not go until he would get something. He asked Blake to give him the straw in which Nestor was concealed. Blake said he would give him anything that ever grew for man or beast At last he gave him the cat and he departed.
Nestor almost died with fright. A few days later Blake was killed in a duel. All the people round believed he was possessed by the devil.

Long ago the people used to call the cow "Bet." They had no stables at that time. They used keep the cow in their own houses. They used tie the cow with a straw rope which they called a "sugàn."
They had strainers at that time. They

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Collector
Patrick Grogan
Gender
male
Address
Newtown South, Co. Mayo
Informant
Thomas Gilmore
Gender
male
Age
71
Address
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Language
English