School: Dromlogach Mainistir na Féile (roll number 10908)

Location:
Dromlegagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Eighneachán Ó Muircheartaigh

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she drove all the cows out of the field. The priest knew she had done so in the middle of the Mass. Either the priest, the sick man or the cow should die. On the way home he said to the clerk "I am finished now" and he died a short time after. The sick man recovered again.

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Some years ago there was a girl living behind Knocknagoshel (a village situated about three miles from the school).

Some years ago there was a girl living behind Knocknagoshel (a village situated about three miles from the school). She went to put in fowl late in the evening and she did not return. Her people searched everywhere for her but could not find her. After two months she came back. They asked her where she was. She said that she was in a house minding two children. They told the priest and he said Mass for her. After saying the Mass he said "We have them done this time whatever way we get on after". The girl stayed at home and after a time she disappeared and never returned again.

One should never give away salt on a Friday.

Collector
Seán Ó Cathain
Gender
male
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
female
Language
English