School: Caonach (roll number 14923)

Keenagh Beg, Co. Mayo
Bean Mhic Eachmharcaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0151, Page 301

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0151, Page 301

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  1. Long ago there lived two children in a forest in Germany. Their names were Finnola and Gras, and they were very fond of rambling along a stream. One day they went farther than usual and they came to a big grey rock over which grew an elm-tree.
    The children were surprised when they saw a tiny door open in the tree and a black squirrel walk in. The door opened again and a grey squirrel went in and the door opened again and a white squirrel went in. The next minute, the door opened and a little man came out and stood on top of the rock. He invited them to pay a visit to fairyland. The children said they would be delighted.
    The little man brought them in through the door and mounted them on
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Tom O' Hara
    Keenagh Beg, Co. Mayo