School: Ráithín (C.) (roll number 9384)

Location:
Raheen, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Peig, Bean Uí Chróinín

Filter stories

Back
/ 124 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Ráithín (C.) | The Schools’ Collection

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0457, Page 021

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

"O'Donaghues" a descendant of whom relates this story lived for centuries back in Lior Baíbe. About one hundred years ago they owned a yellow cow and no matter on what pasture in the farm she was put to graze she invariably returned to the fort and fed there. She yielded a firken of milk night and morning and was famed and prized for the quantity and quality - of same.

She was stolen but was traced and found in lior na gcraob four miles distant - She was driven home but was never content

(continues on next page)
Informant
Padruig Ó Donnchadha
Gender
male
Age
66
Occupation
feirmeoir
Address
Lisbabe, Co. Kerry
Language
English