School: Cnuicín na hAbhann

Location:
Knockeennahone, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Máiréad, Bean Uí Chéirín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0448, Page 207

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afraid to take it. So he got up in the morning and started for home. As he was going out the door the other man said to him "The devil go on your road out. If you took some of the gold we would be free from the enchantment that was put on us and you would be rich for ever."

Near Leam in Gneeveguilla parish there was a drain where horses used be afraid to pass by night. One night a man was passing that place but his horse would not pass it. She started snoring and sweating and could not pull the car with the weight that came into it.

If he had anyone with him he would be able to pass there alright. He then went around by another road but he would not be left pass there either. He had to stay in some house near the place until the day after. Several other people could not pass there also, they had to turn back

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Collector
Mary Connell
Gender
female
Address
Knockeennahone, Co. Kerry
Informant
Mrs J. P. Connor
Gender
female
Address
Knockrower West, Co. Kerry
Language
English