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

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

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told them to take some out of the field. One day they went down for a burden of hay but as they were about to lift it, something began to throw stones from a "rowan" tree which was growing nearby. They ran home as fast as they could, and the people said that it must have been the fairies that threw them and it is said that the tree was gentle.

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About fifty years ago there lived in Ballyloskey a man who went on his "ceilidhe" every night to Magheramore.

About fifty years ago there lived in Ballyloskey a man who went on his "ceilidhe" every night to Magheramore. One night as he was going a fairy came out in front of him and told to come into a house at the side of the road. When he went in he heard a beautiful music but as he was ready to come the fairy told him not to tell his wife where he was. She questioned him but he refused to tell her. So he went back the second night and he heard the same music, and when he went home his wife asked him the same question and he told

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Informant
John Bradley
Gender
male
Age
31
Address
Carndonagh, Co. Donegal
Language
English