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 255

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One time there lived in the district of Clifden a man. One day has he was going up a little near Creg, he saw a black thorn tree and he he was breaking a bit of it when a thorn went in his hand and hedied in two days time. Then a man went cutting it and a voice said " you are cutting me" and he left it alone but in a years time he died. Three men went to finish and it began to bleed. They left it a lone and no one went near it except an old cow who got a thorn in her footand it got poisoned and she died. There is
a bridge there and one stone is knocked out of it. A

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Collector
Francis Egan
Gender
male
Address
Clifden, Co. Galway
Informant
Joe Keady
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Fakeeragh, Co. Galway
Language
English