School: N. Seosamh, Cill Lasrach (roll number 16289)

Location:
Killasser, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
S. Mac Carrghamhna

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her Aunt’s and told her Aunt go up to her house to stay for the night. She waited in the Aunt’s house. The men came as appointed on horseback and took this old lady with them. When they say what she was like they said that the man that took her mustn’t have much taste. I was a crime then unless they married them after snatching them away. So the wild man from Attymass had to marry the old hag instead of the beautiful young girl he had spotted at the pattern of Aclare.

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Ní bheidh an t-adh ort ar d'aistear, má chasann bean ruadh cos-nocht ort sa mbóthar

her Aunt’s and told her Aunt go up to her house to stay for the night. She waited in the Aunt’s house. The men came as appointed on horseback and took this old lady with them. When they say what she was like they said that the man that took her mustn’t have much taste. I[t] was a crime then unless they married them after snatching them away. So the wild man from Attymass had to marry the old hag instead of the beautiful young girl he had spotted at the pattern of Aclare.

1. Ní bheidh an t-adh ort ar d’aistear, má chasann bean ruadh cos-nocht ort sa mbóthar
2. Is ait fear leath-shúile imeasg daoine dalla.
No 2. That a man with one eye looks great with blind people or a fairly good looking lad looks great among a bad looking family.

Collector
Joseph P. Caron
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs Anthony Gavagan
Gender
female
Age
62
Address
Cloonfinish, Co. Mayo
Language
Irish