School: Carrickatee (roll number 16481)

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

Filter stories

Back
/ 328 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Religious Stories

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0941, Page 300

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

On this page

Once upon a time a girl fainted in the chapel during Mass. She remained unconscious till the priest had finished Mass and came out to attend her. When he came out he asked if there was any person in the crowd that never polished his shoes on a Sunday morning. There was only one man in the crowd who had done so.

The priest then asked him to give him the lace out of his shoe. The priest tied the lace round the girl's arm and she immediately woke up and became better. He asked her if she did anything to displease God this morning. She said she did not but that her parents were quarrelling

(continues on next page)
Collector
Cassie Mc Cooey
Gender
female
Address
Gragarnagh, Co. Monaghan
Informant
Edward Gorman
Gender
male
Address
Gragarnagh, Co. Monaghan
Language
English