School: An Grianán (Mount Temple) B.

Mount Temple, Co. Westmeath
S. Ó Riain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0746, Page 087

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0746, Page 087

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  4. XML “The Leipreachán”

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  1. The Leipreacán is the name given to that fabulous little creature which it is believed lives in dúns and forts and is believed to be in care of a crock of gold.
    He is sometimes seen under large mushrooms or under rocks plying at his trade of shoe-making. He is supposed to be dressed in the following way - a red coat and cap and a knee-briches. His shoes were long and turned up at the toes.
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        1. leprechauns (~1,007)