Story (20)Long ago there lived in the village of Cúilínn three girls. At night these girls never kindled the fire, but in the morning one of them went to the forge near by for the gríosac. They always put it into their aprons, but it never burned them.
One morning as one of the girls was leaving the forge, the smith remarked how white her feet were.
Through pride she looked behind her, and at that moment the fire burned her apron, and fell to the ground.
She went home very sorrowfully.
On that day the three girls were seen in the disguises of three white birds flying over their home, and they flew away and were never again seen.
One of them landed in Laítireán, but as she was flying towards it, she alighted in a field near Newmarket.
A big stone was lying in the field; she rested her hand on the stone, and
(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)