School: Beanntraighe (B.) (roll number 15135)

Location:
Bantry, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Dr. Mac Carrthaigh

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borrow the eggs and, as the people of the house wished to be neighbourly, she was not refused but as she was (not) leaving the house all the eggs fell and were broken and the spell was broken too and from that out the farmer had his full yield of butter.

There is a story told about a woman, who used be seen near the Abbey Gate about a mile to the west of Bantry and this is it.
This woman used to be seen every night. But, the people took no notice of her because they thouht she was a real woman but she was not. At that time the most of the people travelled on horse-back and they met the woman. When one of the horses noticed her, he began to jump. Then

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Collector
Diarmuid Ó Cruimín
Gender
male
Address
Seafield, Co. Cork
Informant
Mr M. O Donovan
Gender
male
Address
Seafield, Co. Cork
Language
English