School: Ballycar, Cuinche

Location:
Ballycar, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Liam Mac Clúin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0599, Page 292

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time the Fir Bolg were hunted out of every part of Ireland but County Clare.When County Clare was taken from the Fir Bolg,it is said that this man changed himself into a hare.The hare is still in the fort and is seen by many hunting men,and is also seen by many other people .Many hunters tried to kill him but could not.

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A cuardaithe that used to visit his house every night got ill,

A cuardaithe that used to visit his house every night got ill,and when he was not getting better Mr O'Dea went to visit him. O'Dea had already heard his friend was very ill and when he was approaching the house of the sick man he heard great crying .Thinking the man dead O'Dea was doubtful of entering the house especially when he had not called to see the

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Collector
Tom Mc Mahon
Gender
male
Informant
James O' Dea
Gender
male
Language
mixed