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 0097, Page 60

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Bridget Giblin was famous for jigging. Sje used to be jigging for the young people when they used to be dancing in the barns long ago Michael Carney was famous for playing on the fiddle It is said that it was the fairies that learned him how to play. It is said that he was coming home one night from visiting across a field and he was taken and brought into a large house where they were dancing and playing. After a few hours he awoke and found himself sitting on his own chair at home. Ever since

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Collector
Patrick Kelly
Gender
male
Address
Lisduff, Co. Mayo
Informant
Peter Mc Hugh
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Lisduff, Co. Mayo
Language
English