School: Islandanny (roll number 5748/9)

Rea, Co. Kerry
Máire, Bean Uí Chatháin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0406, Page 580

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  1. The beansídhe is know to be a fairy woman and she lives in glens and valleys and lonely places and she is after certain people very much.
    One night this man was walking in a very lonely glen and he was not there long when he saw a fine pipe of tobacco lost so he sat down on a clump of soft green grass and took out his box of matches and reddened the pipe. He was smoking and smoking at his ease when the beansídhe gave a great roar, inside in a clump of briars, that lifted him off the
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    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
        1. banshees (~369)
    Neily Hickey
    Rathoran, Co. Kerry