School: Coill na Leac

Location:
Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
P. Mac Geibheannaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0976, Page 006

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been a ghost. When he talked over it after-wards a woman told him he was very safe when he was not thrown into the river.

There is a Fort in the townland of Derryleague and another in Derrygoss and always at Hallow-eve the little fairies begin to play from one fort to another with melodians and mouth organs. It is lovely to hear them at midnight and see lovely lights. Blue and red rainbow colours. They all wear lovely red jackets and short skirts and they march in a three cornered shape and you could see them a long distance with the lovely lights all around them until four o clock in the morning and they all vanish and go away.

In olden times when cats could speak there was a funeral and the people had to travel across the country. At this time cholera was raging and the graves had to be made beforehand. At this time

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Collector
Bennie Kelly
Gender
male
Informant
James Kelly
Gender
male
Address
Inishmore, Co. Cavan
Language
English