School: Leitre (roll number 16164)

Location:
Lettera, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Seán Ó Reachtaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 070

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fairies in those raths and forts. Lights also are seen in them. Long ago people were often seen carried away by fairies into these forts. It is a bad thing to go escorting another person for people very often were put astray when coming home. The people of Ireland believe very much in fairies.

Long ago there was a king and his daughter was getting married. He gave a banquet to the rich people. They drank wine and were happy. They drank so much that they vomited it out again and it formed a lake. The day was very hot and an old jennet came and drank some of it. When he drank

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Collector
Thomas O' Brien
Gender
male
Address
Park East, Co. Galway
Informant
Daniel O' Brien
Gender
male
Language
English