School: Shrule (roll number 7795/7796)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0038C, Page 05_023

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There was once a man living in Dalgan and his name was Tom Casey. He was working in the Dalgan house because the landlord was there that time. This man used to get up in the middle of the night and go out in the woods. One night when he went out he saw it was not time for work and he sat under a tree. After a while He saw a carriage coming and when he went up to it it disappeared before him. He went back to the tree again and the carriage came again and it disappeared again. After a while a man caught him by the arm and brought him near

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Collector
Paddy Gannon
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Informant
Martin Gannon
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Language
English