School: Creag Mór (Naomh Pádraig)

Location:
Cregmore, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Cathal Ó Murchadha

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Aon uair amhain bhi fear in a comhnuidhe i gCreag Carrach. Sean an tainm a bhi air. Ni raibh san teach aige ac a mhathair agus e fhein. Bhi a mhathair go han crosta ar fad amach is amach agus bhi Sean go deas laghac. Bhi Sean timcheall cuige bliain daos an tam seo agus bhi a mhathair timcheall octmha. Ni raibh cead ag Sean dul in aon ait leis fein bhi a mhathair comh crosta sin. Acht an oidhche seo bhi a mhathair imthigh amach agus nuair a fuair Sean an deis chuaidh se amach agus nior thainig se isteach go dti tri a clog ar maidin. Nuair a thainig se isteach nior dhubhairt an bhean aon rud mar ceap si gur sidheog a bhi ann agus nior innis si an sgeal le Sean cor ar bith mar bheith faitheios ar Sean roimh sideog mar ceap an bhean gur sideog a bhi ann. Ta an bean caithte anois le cupla cead bliain agus ta an fear caillte freisin.

Collector
Síghle Ní Choileáin
Gender
female
Address
Lisheenavalla, Co. Galway
Informant
Pádhraig Ó Comán
Gender
male
Age
70
Address
Cregcarragh, Co. Galway
Language
Irish