School: Cluain Leamhac (Cloonloo) (roll number 12767)

Cloonloogh, Co. Sligo
Ml. Mac Lochlainn
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0188, Page 072

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0188, Page 072

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    black dog came out before them and the eldest of
    them took up stones and started pegging him
    The dog jumped accross the ditch and a ball of
    fire came out on his mouth. The brother kept
    pegging him till he came to Tivanagh and he
    got weak there and could not peg him any-
    more and the other brother had to carry him
    home. the dog followed them to a stream that was running accross the road and he diss-
    appeared there.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. In olden times there lived a man in Coolavin
    who owned a large herd of cows. The noticed that some
    of the cows gave him no milk and becoming suspicious he
    determined to watch what was the cause.
    He set out one night with a hound and watched.
    After a while he saw a hare drawing the milk from
    one of the cows. he set the hound after the hare and he
    followed her to and old hut at the end of the field.
    There she went into the hut and the hound got a bite
    of her as she was going in on the window and brought
    the blood. The man followed in the tracks of the hare till he
    came to the hut. He went in and saw an old Hag spinning
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
    Nelly Quinn