School: Leithead (roll number 5480)

Location:
Lehid, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Diarmuid Ó Súilleabháin

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The Wicked Stepmother

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0462, Page 274

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There was once a man and his wife died, and left him one one Girl. His wife got grew very jealous of her stepdaughter. One day when he was out hunting, she set fire to the cow houses. When he come home she said that is was his daughter that did it, and he punished the child severely for doing so. He went out again an other day and his wife set

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Collector
Joe Guihan
Gender
male
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
39
Language
mixed