School: Tuar an Fhíona, Cluain Meala

Location:
Tooraneena, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Gearóid Ó Coindealbháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0647, Page 270

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Long ago there lived in Tigh na Laighne a strong smith named James Cowmey. One day he was going to a funeral and he brought his horse with him. He was late and wanted to go by the short-cut. The horse would not go over the fence. He got off the horse and caught him and put him over the fence.

Collector
Pádraig Teidhirs
Gender
male
Address
Cahernaleague, Co. Waterford
Informant
Tomás Ó Míodhcáin
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Boolavonteen, Co. Waterford
Language
English

Long ago there lived a great smith named O'Brien, from The Nire. He was a strong smith. He wanted to make a dray, a pair of wheels and a creel. One night he went to the wood for the timber. A great trunk of a tree was cut in the wood when he arrived. The smith caught the trunk with one

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