School: Clochar na Toirbhirte

Location:
Lismore, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Sr M. Gráinne

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An Old Irish Tale - Fionn Mac Cumhaill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0635, Page 82

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One day long ago Fionn Mac Cumhail was walking on the top of Cnoc Maol Domhnaigh Mountains. There were very huge rocks on the mountains-side and Fionn was tormented from stepping over them.
It was a beautiful sunny day in summer. He was gazing up at the sky, and walking on at the same time. He never noticed a big rock beside his foot, and when he came to it, he struck the big toe of his right foot against it. This must have hurt him as he got into a temper.
He gave the stone

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