School: Caisleán hAicéid

Location:
Castlehacket, Co. Galway
Teacher:
S. Ó Floinn

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A Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0025, Page 0072

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A Story

Once upon a time there was a man who had three sons. When he was about to die he made a will as everybody does. He willed his house to his eldest son, he willed his money to his second son and he only willed a cat and a kettle to his third son.
This boy left his house and he went out through the world in search of a living. The cat afterwards brought him great luck . Everyday the cat went out through the country in search of food.
One morning he went out and at about three o'clock that day he came to a castle. he knocked at the door and he was let in. But what was standing on the floor but a big giant. This giant could turn himself into anything. The cat saluted him kindly.
Well said the cat I believe

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Collector
Nellie Hogan
Gender
female
Address
Biggera More, Co. Galway
Informant
John Hogan
Gender
male
Age
71
Address
Biggera More, Co. Galway
Language
English