School: Rosenallis (roll number 5442)

Rosenallis, Co. Laois
Mrs L. Dagg

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Old Irish Tales

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0823, Page 400

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When Oisin came back to Ireland he met Saint Patrick and asked him where were the Fianna gone. St, Patrick told him they were gone to hell. Oisin said he would rather go to hell with the Fianna than go to heaven with the Christians.

Coilte Mac Ronan was one of the Fianna. He was the swiftest of them. He saved Finn one time by his swiftness of foot. Finn offended the High King and was put in prison, Caoilte went to the King and asked him how he could win freedom for Finn,The king said he would release Finn if Caoilte would bring him a couple of all the wild creatures of Ireland. Caoilte went through the country and gathered all the animals and when he had them

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