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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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
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  2. 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.
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    Topics
    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
    2. place-space-environment
      1. local lore, place-lore (~10,595)
    Language
    English
    Location
    Clifden, Co. Galway
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    null
    Gender
    Female
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    Gender
    Female