School: Curraigh (B.) (roll number 12066)

Location:
Curry, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Peadar Ó Braonáin

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The Fairy Fair in Ballincurry
One night the fairies held a fair in Ballincurry. Some fairies were buying and more fairies were selling. They had cows and calves and horses and pigs at it. They were shouting through the village. Any animals that the people had left out in the field were killed by the fairies and J.H.S. written on the animals. Some people had a tub of clothes and water left outside the door, in the morning they were changed into blood. When the cock crew in the morning the people were watching them going away.

Told by Mrs. Mary Feely Ballincurry, Curry, Co. Sligo.
Collected by Joseph B. Flannery. Drimbane, Curry, Co. Sligo.

Collector
Joseph B. Flannery
Gender
male
Address
Drumbaun, Co. Sligo
Informant
Mary Feely
Gender
female
Address
Ballincurry, Co. Sligo
Language
English