School: Scoil na gCeithre Máighistrí, Dún na nGall (roll number 14247)

Location:
Copany, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Cathal Mag Fhionntaigh

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A Fairy Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1035, Page 240

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Once a man was coming home from the bog.

When he was some distance from the bog he heard music and he turned around and he saw many little people in a field of wheat.
They were all singing very loudly.
The man did not know who they were and he called in to them.
What are you doing in there and they said, Oh, we are amusing ourselves.
The man turned away and when he looked again there was no one in the field.

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Collector
Kathleen Mc Cadden
Gender
female
Age
11
Informant
Patrick Walsh
Gender
male
Age
80
Address
Drummenny Middle, Co. Donegal
Language
English