School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

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

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A Story about Two Giants

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 270

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Once upon a time there were two giants who lived together in a wood in this village. The people called them because one of them was so stout and the other was so tall. The name of those two were Grug and Glug.
It is said that Grug was only half as tall as Glug but he was as wide as a hay-stack. They were very fond of stealing, and they use to steal cows, sheep, pigs, and hens from the people who lived near. Those two giants used

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Informant
Charles Gebson
Gender
male
Address
Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Language
English