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- (continued from previous page)and a stream of blood was flowing from her caused from the
bite by the hound. It was afterwards found out that she was a
with and had turned himself into a hare in order to rob the
man of the milk of his cows.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- There lived a boy in Sligo and his mother with him
in a cabin. The boy had to mind the cow, and had also to cut
beesoms and sell them in the town. One day the boy went to
the mountain and the cow followed him. he saw fairies and
they were playing football. One fairy kept the ball to himself for a
long time. Then the boy said " well done, Red Cap". As soon as he
had this said the ball hit him on the head and hurted
him and the fairies went away and brought the cow. The
boy went home and told his mother and she told to go
and look for the cow. the boy went to the Fairies Fort. He saw
the cow and asked the fairy king to give him the cow. The
fairy said "I will not but I will give you twenty pounds". The
boy said "I only want my cow". When he would not take
the money the other fairies came out and beat him and they
and would not give him any cow.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Patrick Mc Crann