School: An Clochán (B)

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

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An Clochán (B) | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 211

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The Magic Well.

Around the district of Clifden one evening there were two men playing cards one side of a well. They played a few games and after a while they put money on it and when they had a few games played
when they started to fight over the money so some of the money fell into the well and one of the men ran home and the other man started
to look for the money but he did not get it. After a few years there was an old woman passing the well
and she saw the water pumping up
so she stopped for a while to see it. She went home then and she told
her son about it, and it was her son that was playing cards at it

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Collector
Paddy Toole
Gender
male
Informant
M. Joyce
Gender
unknown
Address
Clifden, Co. Galway
Language
English