School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Location:
Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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Liosanna

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 235

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There are four Lioses that I know in this district. There is one in Rabbit Island, one in Buckley's Glen and two in Carrigrour.
Rabbit Island is out side the Pier. There is a Lios in it. Some people say fairies live in it. There are Leprechauns with them. The Leprechauns are fairy shoe-makers. If you put your shoes there on a moonlight night they would be repaired in the morning. The fairies dance and play there every night. Some people heard music there. Other people say lights were seen there. It was the Dances that made

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Collector
Brighid Ní Shúilleabháin
Gender
female
Address
Skehil, Co. Cork
Informant
Máire Bean Uí Néill
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Address
Skehil, Co. Cork
Language
English