School: Cnoc an Aifrinn (Masshill) (roll number 16016)

Location:
Masshill, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Máiréad Ní Ghallchobhair
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0171, Page 222

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  1. Some years ago a man of the Bradley's of the village of Cloonacool was coming home on horse-back from a dance in Cloongoonach. This place lies near the village of Aclare . He had to pass by Wellmount Lodge then owned by Robinson's, situated on the slope of the mountain about two miles from Cloonacool. On nearing the place he saw a big white cat coming down the fields towards him. He thought it was an ordinary cat but when she came nearer he saw that she was much larger than any cat he had ever seen. The horse set himself for a race At the first spring of the horse the cat was on the road. She made a few efforts to get up on the
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    Topics
    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Maggie Ann Mullarkey
    Gender
    Female
    Age
    11
    Address
    Masshill, Co. Sligo
    Informant
    Pat Mullarkey
    Relation
    Grandparent
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    c. 76
    Occupation
    Farmer
    Address
    Masshill, Co. Sligo