School: Sliabh na Cille (roll number 14513)

Location:
Slievenakilla, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Peadar Mac Fhlannchadha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0206, Page 214

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Once upon a time there were two wolves on the Sliabh an Iarann mountains. The wolves used to kill everything they used to catch on the mountain. The people of the district sent for a man named Gildary (Gildea) to shoot the wolves. When the wolves would hear a whistle they would come to the place where the whistle was let. Gildea went up to the mountain and he started to whistle and one of the wolves came. Gildea

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Collector
Margaret Mc Gourty
Gender
female
Address
Slievenakilla, Co. Leitrim
Informant
James Mc Gourty
Relation
grandparent
Gender
male
Age
80
Occupation
farmer
Address
Slievenakilla, Co. Leitrim
Language
English