School: Dumha-chaisil

Location:
Doocastle, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Séamus Ó Dubhda

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An Old Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0117, Page 417

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Once upon a time two sons and their father lived together.
When the father was dying he willed his money to one of his sons and his farm to the other.
One day when the two brothers were talking together, the one who got the money said he would give it all to the other if he could tell him how to shiver.
Next day the other brother told him that he knew a place where he would shiver and he brought him to an old graveyard.

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Collector
Brigid Gallagher
Gender
female
Address
Toomour, Co. Mayo
Informant
Pat Kelleher
Gender
male
Address
Brackloonagh, Co. Mayo
Language
English