School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
Clifden, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 130

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men was going card-playing one night and he had a pack of cards in his pocket. When he was about a mile from his house a big black dog began to run around him. Then he threw the cards away and then the dog ran away. It is said that, that dog was the devil

Clifden is built on a lake and on a bog. where the Railway Hotel is now the lake was. Men long ago used to cut turf where the Railway station is. Clifden is in a valley. A dam is built near Clifden. The river is about 5 miles long. And 20 yds wide. There are salmon in the river also.

Collector
Francis Connolly
Gender
female
Informant
Miss E. Coen
Gender
female
Age
65
Language
English
Location
Clifden