School: Kilcullen (B.)

Location:
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Broin

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Old Giants

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 13_012

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In Giltown there was a Giant who had a big collie dog
Every night the dog killed sheep on the farmers. Jack a small countrylad said he kill the Giant; He went to the wizard Nuca and she told him to that the water of death was the only way to kill the giant, by sprinkling three drops on his door.
One morning Jack set off on horseback in search off the water of death. He

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Collector
Diarmuid O Ceallaigh, Jerry Kelly
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Informant
Mr James Kelly
Gender
male
Age
49
Language
English