School: Tuar an Fhíona, Cluain Meala

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

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The Leprachaun

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0647, Page 314

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One day a leprechaun was caught by a poor man. When the man wasn't satisfied to let him go he gave him three wishes.
For the first wish the man asked for a castle and for the second he asked for gold.
He said two wishes were enough for him so then the leprechaun took the third wish for himself. The poor man insulted him one day so he wished the castle might fall and so it did.


Once there lived on the hills of Kerry a boy and his mother. Every night while the boy and his mother sat by the fireside the mother told the boy a

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Collector
Tomás Ó Dúnaighe
Gender
male
Address
Ballynamult, Co. Waterford
Informant
David Mc Grath
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Informant
James Mc Grath
Gender
male
Address
Ballynagorkagh, Co. Waterford
Language
English