School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 151

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About ten years ago there lived in Rossilly a very old woman named Jane Gallagher. She had a lot of money and she wanted twice as much more.
She thought out a plan for getting more money.
On the hill behind her house there was a fairy mound and lights were often seen about it. Jane rose early one misty morning and she went up to the fairy mound.
As she was drawing near the mound she heard the tick tack of the fairy shoe maker.

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Collector
Lena Connolly
Gender
female
Address
Mullanasole, Co. Donegal
Informant
Brigid Gallagher
Gender
female
Age
80
Address
Rossilly, Co. Donegal
Language
English