School: Eaglais

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

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The Rosary

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 143

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There was once a young man. His father was saying the Rosary. The young man would not wait till it was finished for he heard more lads whistling him to go to a wake. So he got up in the middle of the Rosary and went out. He thought he could hear some one whistling. He went to the boundary. He waited there till about two or three o'clock. Nobody came and so he went home. When he was at the bridge he heard a thing like a dog and a chain tied to him. It was jumping and making noise with the chain. The lad never went out again during the Rosary.

Collector
P. O Máille
Gender
male
Informant
John Malley
Gender
male
Age
75
Address
Sarnaght, Co. Mayo
Language
English