School: Sruthar (C.)

Location:
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Bríd, Bean Uí Éanacháin

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took off his boots, and showed them his foot without his little toe. Then he told them his story, and he bought a horse, and clothes for each of his brothers, and they went home to their parents, and asked them did they know them. They said they did not. They were sure their sons were burned until the youngest one explained all to them. He made his parents very comfortable and they all lived happy afterwards.

Herbert na Gliggers lived in the old castle on Shrule long ago. He was very wicked. No one could pass by the castle without a pass. He would kill anyone that would pass by the castle without a pass. One day two men were passing by the castle. One man had a pass, and the other one had not. Then the man that had the pass fell asleep, and the other man took the pass off him, so he passed by safely. When the other man awoke, he had no pass, and he

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Collector
Treasa Ní Graoiligh
Gender
female
Address
Gortluggagh, Co. Galway
Informant
Patrick Greally
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
55
Address
Gortluggagh, Co. Galway
Language
English