School: Tuar an Fhíona, Cluain Meala

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0647, Page 278

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Sometime during Our Lord's life here on earth an old woman lived in Galilee. She was very poor. One evening as she was sitting down to supper, although the supper was scant, an old man came to the door. When she asked him what he wanted he said "If you had any little food to give me". The woman bade him to sit down to supper with her. When they had the supper eaten the man thanked her and went his way. Next day when the woman went to get her breakfast she saw she had plenty of provisions. It was Our Lord who had visited her the evening before and he had worked a miracle.

Collector
Pádraig Teidhirs
Gender
male
Address
Cahernaleague, Co. Waterford
Informant
Dáithí Mac Craith
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Ballynaguilkee Lower, Co. Waterford
Language
English

One time when Our Lord and the Blessed Virgin were going around they had nothing to cover our Lord. One day the Virgin went into a house and asked for a bit of cloth to put around him. When the woman started cutting the cloth Our Lord said "Lean leat". She could stay cutting away the cloth

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