School: Ceathrú Gabhann (C.) (roll number 14229)

Carrowgowan, Co. Mayo
Caitlín Bean Uí Shioradáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0121, Page 139

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  1. Once upon a time an old woman and her son lived together in a small cottage, and the mother suffered great pain when the wind was north. This upset the son very much, and he made up his mind that he would not rest until he would leave the north win powerless for causing his mother any more suffering. He set out with this intention, and travelled for a long time. He met an old man, and he told him his trouble. This man told him not to go any further.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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