School: Mercy Convent, Cootehill

Location:
Muinchille, Co. an Chabháin
Teacher:
Sr M. Aidan
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1018, Page 202

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  1. Supposed to be the Fallen Angels still on earth. They lead people astray. By turning coat inside out the straying people get on the right road.
    Story - A man who had to bring home hay past a fort was thrown from cart and killed. When going to his wake a number of men were met on the road and heard the fairies say they were going to put a nail in Jimmie's coffin.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. gníomhairí (~1)
      1. neacha neamhshaolta agus osnádúrtha (~14,864)
    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mrs Lynch
    Gender
    Female
    Age
    70
    Address
    Muinchille, Co. an Chabháin