School: Carrickatee (roll number 16481)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0941, Page 309

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In old times there lived a widow woman above Carrickmacross named Mrs Glue. She occupied a neat farm of land, had three sons and one daughter a little girl of seven years old called Anne.

An old oak tree grew in the garden and an Eagles nest in it. Anne was an intelligent girl and one day she saw the Eagle coming with something in its claws. She detected it was a baby and the Eagle dropped it in its nest. After a few minutes the Eagle flew off again Anne went up the tree

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Collector
Mary Gillen
Gender
female
Address
Gragarnagh, Co. Monaghan
Informant
Edward Gorman
Gender
male
Address
Gragarnagh, Co. Monaghan
Language
English