School: Tuar an Fhíona, Cluain Meala

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

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obvious to him that it was his prey. The leprechaun was seated with his back to a big tree, The man stole behind the tree. When he was near the little man he grasped him by the neck. The little man was terror-stricken. The man demanded his crock of gold. To this the leprechaun replied "Where would a little cobbler like me get gold? I'm not a leprechaun though you may think I am". He was so stern-looking that the man believed him.

One evening as a girl was walking along the road she heard something ticking inside the fence. After a while she saw a little man with a green cap and a red coat and she said to herself that it

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Collector
Tomás Ó Dunaighe
Gender
male
Informant
Tom Walsh
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Informant
Jim Walsh
Gender
male
Language
English