School: Urhan (C.) (roll number 12260)

Location:
Urhin, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Eimile Ní Urdail

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0276, Page 180

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Long ago a man was mowing hay for another man. He left to go hime about eight or nine oclock in the night When he was a little but from his house he a spirit and she followed him There was a little stream across the road and it is said that a spirit could not pass water. He reached home safe that night He got sick soon afterwards, and he died. It is said that it was the Spirit took him away with her.

Once there was a man to the Mines to a funeral. When he was coming hime he met a funeral of dead people going west towards the Mines, He kept his own side of the road. As the funeral was passing one of the women told him not to be afraid. He knew everyone he met.
When he arrived home, and as he was inside the door of his own house he got a weakness and he got sick He got over that, but soon afterwards

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Collector
Úna Ní Shíothcháin
Gender
female
Address
Caherkeen, Co. Cork
Informant
Padruig Ó Síothcháin
Gender
male
Age
50
Occupation
feirmeoir
Address
Caherkeen, Co. Cork
Language
English