School: An Clochán (B)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 149

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long digging when they found a nest of frogs. Soon the hole they had dug was nearly full with frogs and after a while big frogs appeared, about the side of persons head and chased the men that were trying to get the money.

Long ago in Errismore their was a plague of rats. This man came to Errismore and he had a charm for putting away rats. They asked him to put away the plague of rats and he did. He wrote on a piece of paper some words and put it at the mouth of the rats-hole. The next day the plague of rats was gone. A man saw the rats and the leader with a piece of paper in his mouth.

Collector
Francis Connolly
Gender
female
Informant
Anne Keaney
Gender
female
Age
70
Language
English