School: Fearglass (roll number 15616)

Location:
Fearglass South, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Proinnsias Ó Floinn

Filter stories

Back
/ 506 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Fearglass | The Schools’ Collection

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0222, Page 403

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

(continued from previous page)

woman asked him to go up and stir the porridge and he said, "go up yourself" when he got her up stirring the porridge he knocked her into the boiler, and he boiled her with the porridge. Then he went to a room and it was full of gold and silver, and in another room he found fighting weapons, and he stood there as long as he lived.

Once upon a time there was an old woman who lived near Dublin. She had one son who was a very wild boy named Jack. The Lord Mayor of the city used to be out walking and on his way he passed Jack's every day.

(continues on next page)
Collector
Angela Reilly
Gender
female
Address
Gubadorris, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Patrick Reilly
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Gubadorris, Co. Leitrim
Language
English