School: Shrule (roll number 7795/7796)

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

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There was once a lord from Galway and he married secondly. The lord himself was very rich and old and his wife was very young. His wife was very wicked and she would not give anything to the poor. The lord had a daughter. The daughter was very handsome and much like the wife that died. The father liked his daughter very much. The other wife did not like her at all. The wife clipped off her hair once and sent her off to Limerick town and sold her there. That night the bean sidhe came and haunted the wife. The Lord set out in search of his daughter. He sailed

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Collector
Bernard Tedders
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Informant
John Tedders
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Language
English