School: Carraig Árd (roll number 15735)

Location:
Carrickard, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Máire Ní Tháilliúir

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0181, Page 338

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One night when a woman was coming home from a dance, she had to cross a hill on the way. She fell into a sandpit, when she got up she did not know where she was, so she started going back the way she came. She was travelling all the night long, till she saw a light.
She found out that it was a house, a man came out and invited her in. But she would not go. He brought out a lamp and went home with her. After many falls into bog holes and pits, she was all scratched and torn.
When the got home, she was very glad, and she

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Collector
George Reidy
Gender
male
Address
Andresna, Co. Sligo
Informant
Mr Mc Master
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Cuilnagleragh, Co. Sligo
Language
English