School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh

Location:
Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
An tSr. A. Nic Fhionnlaoich, An tSr. M. Beinín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1115, Page 138

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man that he would never be wanting a little black mare and neither he was.

About sixty years ago the fairies used to be seen by living people. At this time the horses used to be left out at night.
It happened that my great-grandfather, Charles Kearney of Magheramore, was in one of the fields tethering the horses, when he saw little people playing in a field on the other side of the river, and these little men called to him, "Charles, tether them right"
In that field there was a little mound of grass and it is supposed that the fairies had a house there.

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About fifty years ago in certain man who lived in Glens-Maha, was out ploughing in a field.

About fifty years ago, a certain man who lived in Glens-Mahee, was out ploughing in a field. He went below a little mound going on with his work. When he came back again he saw tea clothes and bread on the mound of grass.
Lifting a piece of bread he ate it, and brought another piece over to each of

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