School: Eaglais

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

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Fairies around a Fire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 066

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There was a man coming home from cardplaying late at night. He had to pass a lonely place When he was passing the place he saw a fire burning and fairies dancing and singing around the fire. He was afraid to go pass them. But at last he passed them He came back the next night but he never saw them again. He never played cards again

Collector
Brighidh Dé Róiste
Gender
female
Address
Sheeans, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Roache
Gender
female
Age
50
Language
English