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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0276, Page 261

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Long ago there was a priest and a layman traveling together, one fine Summer's evening. The layman was a friend of the priest. As they were going along the valley the priest was looking towards the high ground at the foot of the mountain He asked the layman if the saw anything and the layman said he did not. Then the priest told him to look at such a place to see if he could then see anything. Then the man asked the priest what sis he see and he told him that he saw a great multitude of people armed with hurleys as if they were playing. Then the priest told him to move closer to him, but he could not see
At last he told him to stand right back of him nearly in his footsteps. The man did as he was told and then he saw the great multitude of people and they appeared to be happy.

Collector
Aine Ní Dhuibhir
Gender
female
Address
Urhin, Co. Cork
Informant
Máire Bean Ní Aractáin
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Age
74
Address
Ardacluggin, Co. Cork
Language
English