School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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A Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0143, Page 102

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Once upon a time there was a woman who believed in the fairies. One day she was baking a cake. The ovens they had were very small and the cakes used to rise up to the lid.
When she looked at the cake. It was stuck to the lid. The woman thought it was the fairies that brought it. Then she put down an other cake. When she took the lid off the cake. To her surprise she saw the two cakes stuck together.
An other day she was frying a goose. There was people on the roof of

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Collector
Florrie O' Hara
Gender
female
Address
Breastagh, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs O' Hara
Gender
female
Address
Breastagh, Co. Mayo
Language
English