School: Naomh Seosamh, Shrule

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0102, Page 038

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When St. Patrick was building a church in Donaghpatrick there were no stones near them and they had no horses to draw them to the church. One day when St. Patrick was out walking he saw a giant and he asked him would he draw the stones to the church and he said he would if they would make him a dray. It was not long until they had the dray ready for him and he started to work. He was so strong that he could pull over a ton

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Collector
Paddy Gannon
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Informant
Martin Gannon
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Language
English