School: Sceichín an Rince, Cloichín an Mhargaidh

Skeheenaranky, Co. Tipperary
Domhnall Ua Cathasaigh

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When he got near the lios, he heard music and dance. When he got to the lios he stood and listened to the music. After a while he fell asleep. When he awoke, he was old and grey, because he had been two hundred years asleep. He lived only two days after.

One night as a man was coming home from a dance, he had to pass by two houses where nobody was living. Before he got tot eh first house he saw a ball of light. He went on until he came to where he saw it, and again he saw the light. He would not be let pass by a dog, that attacked him and light shone round him, and he had to turn back again and go home a different road.

One night a man was coming home from a fair, with a horse and creel, he had to go by an old road in

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John Gorman
Skeheenaranky, Co. Tipperary