School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

Location:
Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Peadar Ó Catháin

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A Fairy Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 263

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There was once a woman who used to spin thread. This night when all the family were gone to bed she started to spin as usual.
It was not long until she heard a knock at the door and she went back and opened it and in walked a fairy with one horn. The woman was alarmed on seeing the fairy but to her amazement in walked another fairy with two horns and in a few minutes after, in walked a third fairy with three horns,

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Informant
Leo Fleming
Gender
female
Address
Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Language
English