School: Mullach Dubh

Location:
Lisgorman, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Pádhraic Ó Blioscáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0203, Page 154

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he ordered the man to open the door After some time he answered in Latin and told the priest his story. Then the priest turned to the other man and asked him if he wronged the widow. This ghost will not leave the house until you return her the money. He admitted his guilt and paid the money back. O'Connell then opened the door and threw off the bullock's hide.

Gobán saor was a powerful mason whose equal could not be found throughout Ireland. This man was very wise and he also had a very clever son. Gobán wanted for his son a wife who would be very wise because he did not like stupid people.

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Collector
Patricia Flynn
Gender
female
Address
Drumahaire, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Mrs Flynn
Gender
female
Age
49
Address
Drumahaire, Co. Leitrim
Language
mixed