School: Coillte Craobhacha, Baile na Muc (roll number 15108)

Location:
Kiltycreevagh, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Ss. Mac Cionáith

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 126

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In Lough Gowna mermaids were often seen and after they being seen there was always somebody drowned.

The fairies took Matt Higgins house. The house was built in the bog. Every night when they went to bed they could hear sweet music and noise. This was going on every night and getting worse and worse. At last the man went to a wizard who had been taken by the fairies. When Matt went

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Collector
Micheál Ó Criagáin
Gender
male
Address
Clooncose, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Brigid Harte
Gender
female
Address
Clooncose, Co. Leitrim
Language
English