School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

Location:
Soran, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Wilfred O'Callaghan

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A Fairy Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 189

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Ten years ago a man named John Joe Gormley, Lettergunnell, Esker, Longford was walking to a fair in Granard town. It was four o'clock in the morning. When he was about two miles from home he saw a man standing along the side of the road.
He asked him was he going to Granard fair and he told him he was. So the two men set off at a strong walk for about a mile. They saw a small thatched house up a piece from the road. Mr. Gormley said there was a wake in it and they would go up to it for an hour or two.

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Collector
Patrick Gilna
Gender
male
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Informant
Micheal Mc Keon
Gender
male
Age
81
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Language
English