School: Teampall Mhuire

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

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In the Olden Times There Were Giants

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0144, Page 199

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There was a poor Irishman who had a Son who was up to every mischief. One day this boy told his Father that he would go to the Castle to fight the Giant. His Father told him not to be so foolish and to give up his silly ideas.

But he went and taking with him a leather bag which he wore inside his clothes. Also a large knife and a tin whistle. He went traveling to the Giant's Castle which was in the Scottish Mountains. When he reached the Castle the Giant came out and said that he smelled the

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Collector
Margaret Rogers
Gender
female
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Informant
Michael Rogers
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Language
English