School: Grianán Ailigh (roll number 2049)

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

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A Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1108, Page 193

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A Story

Long ago there lived an old witch close to the Deerpark. It was a very lonely place and she lived in a little cabin alone and there was not a house near her.

Long ago there lived an old witch close to the Deerpark. It was a very lonely place and she lived in a little cabin alone and there was not a house near her. Her house was almost under a rock which was in the wood. One evening as it was getting dark there came a big wild cat into her. It sat down at the fire beside her. It spat up in her face and it said "My dear you have a very dirty face". Don't say that again or I'll break your nose. The cat said it again and the old woman lifted the tongs and broke its nose. Then the cat ran away and

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Collector
Philomena Mac Grath
Gender
female
Address
Castlecooly, Co. Donegal
Language
English