School: Corra Cluana (roll number 14054)

Location:
Corracloona, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Caomháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0193, Page 402

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There was a man in this district whose wife died. The priest went to the house to cansole him, as he was "taking it very badly". "My poor man" said the priest. "I know you have a heavy cross to bear seeing that you lost your wife. Still you must be resigned to God's holy will. He knows whats best". "Ah! its all very fine for you talking" said the man "but how would you feel if you lost your wife?".

A sore was cured by rubbing different iron articles on the affected part for nine days in the name of the father son and the holy ghost.

Once there lived three brother, whose names were O'Leary. They were tinsmiths by trade. They used to go to Kiltyclogher once in a while to sell cans. One day, after trying unsuccessfully to get food in this district they decided to go by a short cut to Dowra, Co. Cavan. In doing so they had to cross a mountain. Having reached the top the mist.

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Informant
Francis Clancy
Gender
male
Age
62
Occupation
farmer
Address
Laghty Barr, Co. Leitrim
Language
English