School: Maigh Ard

Moyard, Co. Galway
Máirtín Ó Dubhshlain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0006, Page 145

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  1. Once upon a time a man called Feicu, killed a giant. One night Feica and Finn Mac Cool heard a great noise ocming near the house finn looked out the door, and the gianless was out side. And she said finn man Cool O(tery usresc me) and he let her in, Fercu had a big souw hanging to the f roof and she asked him for a piece of the souw and he gave her some, and she made another grab and swallowed the whole lot. She stood on the floor and asked feicu to fight her so he did and, She beat him. finn Mac Cool caught her and but her to her knees in the floor and cut her head off.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
        1. Fianna (~595)
        2. giants (~518)
    Michael Lacey
    Ballynakill, Co. Galway