School: Cnoc an Éalóidh (roll number 16562)

Location:
Knockanelo, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máirtín Ó Neachtain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0148, Page 483

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One time there were protestants in the parish of "Mágh Gamhna". They had a graveyard for themselves at the end of their land. One day one of the women was dead and they were burying her, and the minister was at the grave and he was praying over her. There was a clever fellow in the village and he climbed up a tree that was over the grave and hid himself. He was listening to everything the minister was saying. In the middle of his ceremony the minister said "Oh I hear a voice from heaven." "You are a liar " said the fellow, that was on the tree, " I am higher than you and I heard no voice .
D'innis Seán Mac An t Siubhail
Scríobh Máire Mac an Siubhail

Collector
Máire Nic an Siubháil
Gender
female
Informant
Seán Mac an t Siubháil
Gender
male
Language
English