School: An Tulach Mór (roll number 11047)

Tullamore, Co. Kerry
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0399, Page 111

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Jack with his cane thinking he was dead, but to his surprise Jack hopped up. He asked him how he enjoyed the night. Jack said he was very tired after a great game of football, so the King had to pay him the money, and Jack went away.

Once upon a time four boys were coming from a dance in Ballybunion. On their way home they had to pass Hegarty's fort at Tullamore. When they were just passing the fort, they heard music, singing, and dancing inside in the fort, and they heard voices saying, "come in, and join our company". They were all very much afraid to go in except one boy. He went in and he saw all the fairies dancing. He danced, and danced until he was very tired. Then

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