School: Leitre (roll number 16164)

Lettera, Co. Galway
Seán Ó Reachtaire
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 023

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 023

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD.

See copyright details.


Open data

Available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

  1. XML School: Leitre
  2. XML Page 023
  3. XML “A Story”
  4. XML “A Story”

Note: We will soon deprecate our XML Application Programming Interface and a new, comprehensive JSON API will be made available. Keep an eye on our website for further details.

On this page

  1. (continued from previous page)
    her cow would be home before her. When she went home her cow was before her. It is said she had that cow for years after.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. It was said that people used to be brought by fairies and those people that were carried away had to bring other people they knew to the fairies. There was once a man that the fairies brought and every night at twelve o'clock he used to hear the sound of a whip and he used to have to go out and join the fairies. One night when he was with fairies they told him to bring them a certain woman who was ill. He had to go or the fairies would whip him. When he reached the house he thought every one was looking at him, but they could not see him at all. When he was trying to hide in the house he spilled a bucket
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
    Mary Hussey
    Shannagh More, Co. Galway
    Patrick Keavney