School: An Clochán (B)

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

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The Woman and the Pair of Shoes

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 244

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Once upon a time ther lived a woman in Beleek and she was a catholic. One time she bought a pair of brown shoes in O'Toole's in the town of Clifden. she died before she had them half wore and she had'nt paid for them. No one wore them and so they were left alone. one night her brother saw her dressed in white and she came out of a big hedge of bushes. She was buried three years before she appeared to him. He fainted and she disappeared. In a few days another man saw her and she was dressed in white as before. He got courage to ask her what was her trouble

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Collector
Francis Egan
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs Whelan
Gender
female
Age
70
Language
English