School: Gormanstown, Árd Fhíonáin (roll number 5615)

Location:
Baile Uí Ghormáin, Co. Thiobraid Árann
Teacher:
Peadar de Mhóiréis
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  1. Petticoat Luce
    Pettycoat Luce was a bad living woman. She killed her father and her mother and an unbaptised child. The Parish Priest of Clogheen gave her a penance to drain Bay Lough with a thimble. Some people from Clogheen went up to Bay Lough to make an outlet to let the water run out. When they were there they saw that Clogheen was on fire They ran down to save it . When they got down it was not on fire at all. One day a man was going on a horse and car to Cappoquin. Petticoat Luce sat up behind on the car. The man wondered why the horse was going so slow. He looked back and saw Pettioat Luce on the back of the car. It was said that she killed
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    Topics
    1. gníomhairí (~1)
      1. neacha neamhshaolta agus osnádúrtha (~14,864)
        1. Petticoat Loose (~75)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Mary Clutterbuck
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Baile Uí Ghormáin, Co. Thiobraid Árann
    Informant
    John Beston
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Baile Uí Bhéacáin, Co. Thiobraid Árann