School: An Cheathrú Mhór

Location:
Carrowmore, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
P. Ó Glacáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0141, Page 134

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There lived a poor man in Kilcummin named Kelly, and he lived very near the shore. He had only one cow, and the only grazing land he had for her was a cliff along the shore.
She had hardly any milk but she suddenly increased to milk. The man was surprised to see such a lot of milk on bad pasture.
Next day he let her out as usual along the cliff, and about mid-day he saw her out on the shore, and he thought she was licking a rock. She always came back to the house in the evening

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Collector
Eileen Mulloy
Gender
female
Informant
John Mulloy
Gender
male
Age
64
Occupation
farmer
Address
Killogeary, Co. Mayo
Language
English
Location
Kilcummin