School: Gráinseach, Cill Mocheallóg (roll number 9970)

Location:
Grange, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Loínsigh

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Leaba na Muice

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0516, Page 257

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Leaba na Muice

"Leaba na Muice" is marked by "F" on the map on Page 6 of this book. Hence I need not describe its situation.
"Leaba na Muice" is supposed to have been the abode of a famous black pig which did considerable damage to all other animals - especially cows - in the neighbourhood. This famous animal was of considerable size and was fery ferocious and often "mangled" other animals much larger than herself.
Finally the people became exasperated and decided to take the offensive against this destructive animal. The "Clarion Call" went forth and the people armed with forks, knives and patches assembled on Cnoc Aine which would be about 4 miles from the abode of

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Informant
Mr John Clancy
Gender
male
Occupation
carpenter
Address
Grange, Co. Limerick
Language
English