School: Árd Raithín (roll number 6260)

Ardrahan, Co. Galway
Tomás S. Ó Meadhra
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0036, Page 0252

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  1. The Dissatisfied Wife
    There was a man living in a ditch cabin near the sea in Kinvara Co. Galway. He had a wife and she was not satisfied with the cabin she was living in. One day as the husband was fishing he caught a huge fish on his hook. The fish craved of him to let him go. He did and the fish said "any request you ask of me it shall be granted to you.
    Told by - Thomas Deely - Lissatunna- Gort Co. Galway
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
        1. Biddy Early (~186)
    Folktales index
    AT0555: The Fisher and his Wife
    Thomas Deely
    Lissatunny, Co. Galway