School: Eaglais

Location:
Burren, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
S. Ó Mongaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 005

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wrong with him. Tears came in his eyes two. He said I wish you died along with your mother.

Once there was an old woman living by herself in a house. One night she got sick. She had no one to go for the priest. A knock came to the priest's door. The servant girl came out The priest asked her if she saw anybody. The girl said. "No but I see two lights. The priest went to the door and looked out. He said That is a call for me." So he followed the two lights, and they led him to the house. When he went in he found the woman sick. He anointed her and she died. The two lights were her two children who had died a while before

Collector
Mary O' Malley
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Corcoran
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Age
50
Address
Burren, Co. Mayo
Language
English