School: Tuar an Fhíona, Cluain Meala

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0647, Page 322

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Once upon a time a boy was travelling around a big wood and when he came to the bend of the path he saw a little man at the trunk of the old tree. The boy stole behind the leprechaun and caught him by the neck. The boy had often heard that if he would leave him go he would never see him again. He kept a strong hold of the leprechaun. The leprechaun tried all his tricks. At last he told him where the crock of gold was. He told him that it was in a hole in the rocks. The boy said he would not let him go

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Collector
Tomás Ó Dúnaighe
Gender
male
Address
Ballynamult, Co. Waterford
Informant
Thomas Power
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Carrigroe, Co. Waterford
Language
English