School: Eaglais

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

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The Ghosts

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 093

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Night a man from Néifin was coming from town. He had just made a coffin for an old[?] woman who had died. He was a carpenter. When he was coming down at Johnnie Burdish's [?] he met two nuns. They passed him out but they did not speak to him. They had nuns clothes on them. They had cans [?] their hands. People say they are not there now.

Collector
Máigreadh Mac Dhomhnaill
Gender
female
Address
Ardvarney, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Randall Mc Donnell
Gender
female
Age
54
Language
English