School: Inis (B.) (roll number 15042)

Location:
Ennis, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Seoirse Ó Maoldhomhnaigh
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0609, Page 529

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  1. 11 Any red-headed person
    passing Biddy's house would be killed.She had two soldiers up on the wall and if any red-headed person passed early in the morning the soldiers would drop on them and kill them .There was a red-headed man who got into Biddy's house and dreaded he would be caught .he put a soldier's suit on him .One day when Biddy Early was passing he jumped on her and killed her.
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    Topics
    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
        1. Biddy Early (~186)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Heffernan
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Ennis, Co. Clare
    Informant
    Mrs Mary Mc Mahon
    Gender
    Female
    Age
    65
    Address
    Clare Road, Co. Clare