School: Ballyleague (roll number 5973)

Location:
Ballyleague, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Patrick O' Dowd

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0259, Page 185

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About three hundred years ago, there lived in Kilmurtagh a man named Cormac Banahan who owned a black cat. The man liked the cat very well but, in the end, he began to fear him because he saw him perform some magic. One day, he decided to kill the cat, so he planned with two of his neighbours to meet him at a certain place.
He told them to bring two hounds with them. One of the men owned a black hound who had magic and on that account he would be able to kill

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Collector
John Quinn
Gender
male
Address
Moher, Co. Roscommon
Informant
John Corcoran
Gender
male
Address
Killattimoriarty, Co. Roscommon
Language
English