School: Nead an Iolraigh (roll number 11669)

Cloonlooaun, Co. Galway
Bríd Ní Chadhain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0006, Page 047

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0006, Page 047

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  3. XML “The Story of the Fairy Woman”
  4. XML “Barr na nAmhrán”

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    around everywhere but he could not see her. He knew she must be a fairy woman.
    Then he looked on the road where she walking and he saw one shilling and sixpence on the road. He took it up and put it in his pocket. The next morning when he was going to work again he got the money again.
    He was getting one shilling and sixpence for four mornings. Then when he went home he told the story about the woman and the one shilling and sixpence. He never got it since he told at home.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Barr na nAmhrán

    There is a short cut to Clifden accross the mountain from Letterfrack

    There is a short cut to Clifden across the mountain from Letterfrack. In the middle of this path there is a big stone. When the people used to walk on this stone they heard a queer noise.
    They used to turn back and strike their feet again on the stone but never heard any sound. There was a pot of gold hidden under the
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. belief (~391)
        1. folk belief (~2,535)
          1. treasure legends (~7,411)
    2. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)