School: Rosses's Point (roll number 12133)

Location:
Rosses Point, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Seosamh Ó Raighne

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0158, Page 194

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Once upon a time in years gone by a fairy played mysterious tricks on a farmer in the near by village. The farmer had three cows, and a pig with some little ones and near his house stood a fort. the farmer was on edge to cut the fort away so he started one day to do so and that night one of the cows took sick and died and so on until the pig and her five little ones died. But the farmer was a head strong man and would not give into the fairies, but his wife was in an awful state till an old beggar woman came around and she asked what was all the trouble so the farmer's wife told the tale. And then the old woman told

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Collector
Thomas Devaney
Gender
male
Address
Rosses Point, Co. Sligo
Informant
J. F. Gillen
Language
English