School: Naomh Seosamh, Shrule

Location:
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Mícheál Ó Reachtaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0102, Page 018

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ní raibh ins an mbosca acht aoileach capaill. D iarr sé o fhear an dorais cé hé an duine deireannach a díoch an cíos. Dubhairt sé "Bean Thomáis Duibh Uí Muineacháin". Dubhairt sé gur casadh na daoine maithe uirri.

Bhí fear in a chomhnuidhe ins an sean-chaisleán i Sruthar. Bhí a lán colúir aige agus gach lá leig sé amach na colúir le bheith ag eitilt agus chuaidh na colúir go dtí an chnoch se [?] agus luigheadar ann. Fuair an cnoch a ainm ó sin. Cnoch na Colúir. Tá an cnoch seo ar cúl Sruthar.

The monks who built the abby at Ross were going to build it at Moyne but doves came and flew over the monks. They took a straw in their mouth and left it at Ross. that was a sign that the monks were not to build it at Moyne and they built it at Ross.

Collector
Tomás Ó Cnámhtáin
Gender
male
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Language
English