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- (continued from previous page)the gas. The king then allowed them to go with the gold. They had not gone far across the bogs when they were surrounded by the kings horses and the kings men. Then the man with the strong breadth blew them all into the bogs and they remained there. So that is why the féol capall is in the bog. ("Féol Capaill" local name for the tough part of turf - which is hard to cut)
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- In the time of the famine a man lived in Kilgevrin who had a great crop of oats. he was going to Tuam very early in the morning selling oats. When he was going near Kilclooney. A little man came out before him and asked him where he was going and he said he was going to Tuam with oats. The little man said "I will give you as much as what you will get in Tuam". "all right" said the man. He pulled(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.