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_008

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There was once a child in a house with its parents and the fairies came and brought the child and left another child in its place that was always crying.
This night the people came to visit the house. One man knew it wasnt the right child it was so cross. He said to the woman of the (house) house to warm a mug of milk for the child. So she did. The man gave the hot milk to the child. "Oh" said the child. "Tá mé doighthe. Tá me doighte". The people of the house knew it was a fairy. So they put

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