School: Thomastown Convent (roll number 16028)

Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
An tSr M. Lelia
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0858, Page 089

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  1. There was a man living in Ballylinch Castle whose name was Donal O Lyinn and he had asses' ears. Every time he wanted his hair cut he sent for a barber and every barber that came to him he killed in order that no one would know he had asses' ears.
    This day he sent for an other barber and this man was very strong. When Donal was going to kill him, the barber killed him. At this time there was no one in
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      1. people
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    Folktales index
    AT0782: Midas and the Ass's Ears
    Annie Hoyne
    Ballynamona, Co. Kilkenny