School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh (roll number 16821)

Location:
Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Beirín Ní Bhaoighill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1114, Page 167

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About ninety years ago the "wee folk" were in Melin Head.

About ninety years ago the "wee folk" were in Malin Head. A man was out feeding his cows when the "wee folk" came and took him and his lamb and a battle of straw away with them. They kept him for a long time and when he came back he was a shoemaker, and is one yet and makes a lot of money at this trade.
George McLoughlin's grandfather a native of Culdaff heard and saw the fairies near a place called the "Fairy Chimney" in Malin Head.

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English

Two men from the parish of Bocan went out to look for cows which were lost. The dew was on the grass. They had to cross a stream and they saw a little woman sitting in the stream, she was only a foot in height and she wore a green dress. They lifted her out and took her home and left her in a bed in an outshed. The news went round the country about and everyone came to see her and they began to mock

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