School: Cill Cruim / Killocrim (roll number 17072)

Location:
Killacrim, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Micheál Óg Ó Catháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0407D, Page 01_011

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Once there was a king!
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The boy went away the following day and got married to the lady. He told his sister that day to make the bed.
The sister got a plate with four speers in it and put it under the sheet in the bed. That night the boy died. The speers stuck his heart.
When he was buried the dogs got the livers and lights of the wild bull of Orage again and brought the boy to life. When he came home he was asked who was after killing him. The boy said it was his sister. She was tied to a wild horse's tail. This was done and the dogs saved her.

Collector
Patrick Barrett
Gender
male
Address
Killacrim, Co. Kerry
Language
English