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School: Gortaveha (roll number 16488)

Location:
Gortaveha, Co. Clare
Teacher:
P. Wiley

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The Prophecy of Colmcille.

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0592E, Page 03_037

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It is said that before St Colm Cill died he prophecized about the Orange men. The people of Ireland shall go on wheels. The cars shall go without horses and horses without heads. There shall be crying at one side of the lake and laughing at the other side Stories shall go on the top of stick.

When all this will come to pass the Orange men will break out. The dogs shall go mad so that when they will come there will not be a dog to bark at them. When they will break out first if the first priest shall bless

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Collector
Cáit Ní Chorra
Gender
female
Address
Derryfadda, Co. Clare
Informant
Thomas Corry
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Derryfadda, Co. Clare
Language
English