School: Sruthar (C.)

Shrule, Co. Mayo
Bríd, Bean Uí Éanacháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0102, Page 263

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cloud, out of sight. Old Sean Padraig tells the story, that it ws a battle between the fairies of Connaught and the Ulster fairies, that took place that morning. So people the flies who floated away were the Connaught Fairies, who won the fight. Ever since are nervous to pass by that hill after nightfall, as they should be attacked by the strong fairies of Connaught.