School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

Location:
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Br. Frampton

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 347

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was going through a wood alone. He wanted to have a smoke and he had no matches. Just as he was travelling alone he came to a place where there was a coffin and thee lighted candles on each side of the coffin. The traveller was amazed at the sight He got ready his pipe and stretching forth his hand to light a piece of paper, a banshee jumped up and gave the man such a fright that he died of it. Soon afterwards he was put into the coffin and buried