School: Grianán Ailigh (roll number 2049)

Location:
Grianan of Aileach, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Niall S. Mac Aoidh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1108, Page 152

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An Old Story (continued)

Once upon a time there lived three little boys who were very poor.
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was sent for another load of thatch and a giant came out with two heads, but the boy killed him also and came to the master. The third day he went to the castle an old woman came out and said, " you killed my two sons and I will kill you now." The boy was about to kill her when she said, " if you spare my life I will give you a crock of gold." The boy killed her and he went into the castle and got all the gold that was there. Then he went home and lived happy ever after.
Esther Downey,
Speenogue,
Burt.

Collector
Esther Downey
Gender
female
Address
Speenoge, Co. Donegal
Language
English