School: Sceichín an Rince, Cloichín an Mhargaidh

Location:
Skeheenaranky, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Domhnall Ua Cathasaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0573, Page 211

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There is a "lios" in Kiltankin and one night a farmer heard cows roaring inside in the "lios". He went home and went to bed. When he went out the following morning he found the best one of his cows dead.

Informant
Mr D. Williams
Gender
male
Age
67
Address
Kiltankin, Co. Tipperary
Language
English

One night a man died not far from this place and two of his sons went to tell their Uncle. There was a pond on the roadside near their house. When they were returning something in the form of three lighted candles appeared before them at the pond. When the funeral was over the boys told their mother about it and asked her what was it likely to be. She told them that they had buried three children and that it was they who were waiting for their father.

One night a woman was coming home from Kilbehenny and near Kelly's a light appeared before her. When she came near it 'twas getting smaller and it vanished altogether. She passed on and it appeared again behind her. It followed

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