School: St Anne's, Easkey (roll number 13968)

Location:
Easky, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Cáit Nic Eoin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0165, Page 111

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Once upon a time three men were building a fence for Captain Jones. When they had it nearly finished two of them stood away.
The other man came the next day alone and he found a stone with writing on it. When he lifted the stone he found a pot of gold. He left the stone down again thinking to bring it home in the evening.
In the evening when he was about to go home a little red man appeared and said that he would not get the gold until he would tell the other two.
He passed no heed of the little man but went to get the gold. When he lifted the pot it was filled with wasps.

Collector
Annie Morrison
Gender
female
Address
Fortland, Co. Sligo
Language
English