School: An Bán Mór (roll number 9069)

Location:
Baunmore, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Liam Ó Mainnín

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The Kirwans

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0019, Page 104

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The Kirwans 29/09/38
There was a princess of Tara who had a white Kiarwain which was supposed to have magic in it and a giant in Galway came and stole it from her.
The princess was frantic in her grief at the loss of her beloved gem which was supposed to have some magic charm to perpituate the trancandent beauty. And there seemed to be some hesitation among the Milesian champions to fight single handed the giant she announced

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Collector
Seósamh Ó Góillidhe
Gender
male
Address
Baunmore, Co. Galway
Informant
Seósamh Ó Góillidhe
Gender
male
Age
65
Address
Baunmore, Co. Galway
Language
English