School: Na Creaga

Location:
Creggs, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Liam Ó Breandáin

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Fairy Tales

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0015, Page 272

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If you are out late at night and get frightened don't look back or you will see a fallen spirit.
If you are stopped on the road by a fairy or something to that effect that will not let you pass make the sign of the cross on the road and the fairy will let you pass.
Fairies cannot cross a river or running stream. If you see a fairy in the shape of a turkey cock it is the worst fairy out.

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Collector
Kathleen Coen
Gender
female
Address
Millford, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs Coen
Gender
female
Address
Millford, Co. Galway
Language
English