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

Carrowgowan, Co. Mayo
Caitlín Bean Uí Shioradáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0121, Page 153

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  1. Once upon a time there lived a great Lord who was very troubled by a strange dream. He dreamt that he was washing the feet of the poor turner's son, who lived in his estate. This made him very uneasy for he thought he was to become poor like the turner's son, or that the turner's son was to become rich and to become Lord in his place.
    The Lord decided that he would banish the turner's son out of his estate. He told the turner to teach his son some other trade, and that the turner did
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    Folktales index
    AT0325: The Magician and his Pupil
    Mollie King
    Carrowgowan, Co. Mayo