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- 9/2/38The LeipreachaunThe leipreachaun is a small funny looking little man. He is a fairy cobbler and he repairs shoes for the fairies. Every night he sits on a fairy mushroom with his last and his other implements in front of him on another mushroom and with his hammer in his had, he mends the shoes. He has ears like an ass and a long crooked nose, but he is supposed to have a box of gold. There is a man living in Banagher by the name of Mr. Tom Rogers who caught a leipreachaun. One moonlight night he was coming home from a gamble. it was after midnight so he took a short-cut that led by the side of an old rath or lis. He was just going past it when he heard a tapping(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.