School: Fleasgach (roll number 15842)

Location:
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Maonaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 433

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There was once a king in Ireland who had twelve sons. A druid had prophesied years before that when a daughter would be born to the king's wife, each of the his sons would be changed into the form of swans during the day time that is from sunrise to sunset but during the night they would resume their own real shape. On the night the daughter was born the twelve boys were put into a strong room in the castle and guards were placed over them for fear they would escape. At then

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Collector
John Dowd
Gender
male
Address
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Informant
John Mc Loughlin
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Carrowmanagh, Co. Galway
Language
English