School: Cúl Mín, Inis

Location:
Coolmeen, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Dd. Ó Murchadha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0603, Page 398

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Once there lives in East Clare a woman named Biddy Early.

Once there lives in East Clare a woman named Biddy Early. She had a charm and people from far off places came to her for cures. When Biddy Early used see the people coming to her, she used know what would be wrong with them before they used tell her.

Collector
Michael Kenny
Gender
male
Address
Crossderry, Co. Clare
Informant
James Kenny
Gender
male
Address
Crossderry, Co. Clare
Language
English

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Many years there was a witch in Clare named Biddy Early.

Many years there was a witch in Clare named Biddy Early. Any who came to her was cured. Once a man who came to her was cured from consumption. A man came to Biddy early that had lost his goats and she told him that would the goat were buried alive.

Collector
Michael Molony
Gender
male
Address
Coolmeen, Co. Clare
Informant
Thomas Molony
Gender
male
Address
Coolmeen, Co. Clare
Language
English

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A priest once came to Biddy Early and asked her could she change a stone into timber...

A priest once came to Biddy Early and asked her could she change a stone into timber she said she could. The priest said she was doing it by the power of the devil. She flung the stone at the priest and the mark of her fingers are in the stone always

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Collector
John O Neill
Gender
male
Address
Coolmeen, Co. Clare
Informant
Patrick O Neill
Gender
male
Address
Coolmeen, Co. Clare
Language
English