School: Maghcromtha (B.)

Location:
Macroom, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Deasmhumhna

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0342, Page 255

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you again".
The [young] woman was the mother of the young man who had died several years before that.
The young man was very steady for a time, but before long he was at the late cardplaying again. Whether he "saw" anything again or not, is not known, but it is a fact that he died suddenly a year from the date he saw his mother at the side of the stream.

In a certain house near Cooldaniel, Macroom, there was an old fort which extended down in front of the house. The residents built a porch in front of the house in the passage of the fort, and put a door on each side of it. The people did not get peace or ease until they took off the two doors after night-fall, because the fairies were always traversing there.

Collector
Mary O' Mahony
Gender
female
Address
Macroom, Co. Cork
Informant
Mrs D. O' Mahony
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Macroom, Co. Cork
Language
English