School: Shrule (roll number 7795/7796)

Location:
Shrule, Co. Galway
Teacher:
name not given

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0038C, Page 04_004

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There was once a man coming home from a wake. He had to cross a hill and on the top of the hill there was a little house. When he was near the house he heard a voice saying "Pat Doherty will shave the dead man". Out ran the fairies from the house and brought him in. Then he shaved the dead man and the fairies gave him tea. When he was going home the fairies struck a weed and it turned into a horse. He got up on the horse and went home. He was putting

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Collector
Colm Ó Dubhlaoich
Gender
male
Address
Gorteens, Co. Mayo
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Language
English