School: An Clochán (B)

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

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The Man Who Was Taken by the Fairies

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 269

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One night very late a man was coming home from town and he was taken by the fairies. One night his wife was walking along the road and she saw a man washing his feet ina drain beside the road. she went over to him and found out he was was her husband he told her not to be out late any more and he pointed over to the hills where he lived. He told her to go home and not to be out any more.

Informant
Mrs Connolly
Gender
female
Age
24
Address
Fakeeragh, Co. Galway
Language
English