School: An Clochán (B)

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

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The Man Whom the Devil Was After

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 290

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In Roundstone this man was in a house with his mother. Every night he used to go out playing cards wet or cold. The people around him used to call him a gambler. One night the people made up a plan to frighten him. So about one o clock when he would be about coming home, this man went out and put a big shirt over him and he stood right on the road. He was standing on the road for a while before he saw anyone and then he saw a man

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Collector
Michael Gough
Gender
male
Informant
Mr A. Daly
Gender
male
Age
30
Address
Ballinaboy, Co. Galway
Language
English