School: Cilltighearnáin/Kiltiernan (roll number 11812)

Kiltiernan West, Co. Galway
S. Ó Beirn
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0033C, Page 03_019

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0033C, Page 03_019

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  1. Over beyond ? the south side of it. A man was going home. He was coming home from a fair. He stood to light his pipe just as he stopt, he looked over the wall, inside the wall stood an old "lios". There was light in the "lios". Just then little fairies jumped out and told him to go in. He went in he ate, and drank and danced all night and went home in the morning the same as ever. But ever since as they say he is light in the hand.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. place-space-environment
      1. legendary and spiritual places (~158)
        1. fairy forts (~5,616)
    Máire Ní Donnchadha