School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

Location:
Creewood, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brighid, Bean Uí Chearnacháin

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An Old Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 289

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The following story was told to me by my father as we were all sitting by the fire one night.
There is a field on which our house is built. It is called Mammie's field. Before my father got it, it was owned by a man named Mammie. There was a rath in which fairies lived in the field. They used to come into house and borrow any things they wanted.

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Collector
Patrick Mc Hugh
Gender
male
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
Thomas Mc Hugh
Gender
male
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English