School: Tuar an Fhíona, Cluain Meala

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

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the Sean-Bheist beat him unmercifully until he was dead. This the other did not mind.

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About sixty years ago a man near Millstreet came to Mountain Castle. At that time the 'Sean-bheists' and the 'Carabhats' were fighting.

About sixty years ago a man near Millstreet came to Mountain Castle. At that time the 'Sean-Bheists' and the 'Carabhats' were fighting. The man, however, was a Sean-Bheist and after the fair he played football with them against the Carabhats.
After some time he had an argument with a Carabhat. They fought and the Sean-Bheist won. When the Sean-Bheist was returning he crossed the river and bent down to wash his wound. Suddenly his foe came behind him. Lifting up a heavy stone from the ground he hit him on the head and laid his rival dead on the ground.

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Collector
Pádraig Teidhirs
Gender
male
Address
Cahernaleague, Co. Waterford
Informant
Seumas Ó hAnnracháin
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Ballynamult, Co. Waterford
Language
English