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- There were two girls one time going to the shop in Ballyhogue and when they went to the shop and did their work they were coming home and saw a beautiful house on the side of the road. They wondered greatly for the house wasn't there when they were going to the shop at all. They never saw a nicer house in all their lives. One of the girls was very thirsty and said they would go in and get a drink and see who the people were
So they went in and they saw a young woman and an old one sitting in the corner at the fire. The girl asked for a drink and got it then the other girl said she was thirsty and the young woman gave her a mug of milk. She was putting the mug to her lips to begin drinking when the old woman made a sign(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.