School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

Location:
Laghy, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Proinsias Mac Pháidín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 130

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There was a man named Thomas John Graham who went round Whites Island. He saw a mermaid sitting on a stone combing her hair. He went out to the stone and caught her. She got away from him and she began to cry. That day week the man died.

Collector
Kathleen Crafford
Gender
female
Address
Tullyearl, Co. Donegal
Informant
George Crawford
Gender
male
Age
58
Address
Tullyearl, Co. Donegal
Language
English

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