School: Carrickatee (roll number 16481)

Location:
Carrickatee, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
Éamonn Ó Dubhthaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0941, Page 192

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in it when they were watching to kill the priest saying Mass on the rock. I heard people say that fairies were seen at Carraigarellan long ago.

My father told me that a man of this district went to the shop to buy provisions for the household long years ago. He went just at dusk, and when he was returning home it was very dark.
When he was about half way home he was attacked by the fairies. He could not see them, neither could he hear them. They abused him severly and succeeded in taking his basket of provisions. He then searched all round for the groceries, but unfortunately he could not get

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Collector
Annie Ward
Gender
female
Address
Carrickatee, Co. Monaghan
Informant
Peter Ward
Gender
male
Address
Carrickatee, Co. Monaghan
Language
English