School: Dealgain (roll number 11770)

Dalgin, Co. Galway
Breandán Ó Riain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0041, Page 110

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  1. Bhí bean óg ann uair amháin agus bhí sí ag tabhairt aire an mhaith do a sláinte. Bhi sí ag dul go dtí an dochtúir gach lá agus bhí an dochtúir bodruighthe léi sa deireadh. Tháinic sí go dtí an dochtúir lá amháin agus dubhairt sí leis "Bhí brionlóid aisteach agam aréir". Ceap mé go bfacha mó shean-mháthair."Cad d'ith tú lé do shuipéar"? arsa an dochtúir léi. Níor ith mé ach leath-shicín arsa an bhean. A bhean
    chóir arsa an dochtúir ith an leath eile anocht agus bfhéidir go bfeichfeá do shean-athair.
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  2. Long ago there lived a poor miller who had a beautiful daughter. She was very wise and clever and the miller was very proud of her. One day he told the king of the land that his daughter could spin gold out of straw. The king was very fond of money and when he heard this the boasting of the miller he was very excited and he ordered the girl to be brought before him. He led
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    Folktales index
    AT0500: The Name of the Helper
    Mrs Flaherty
    Cloonagh, Co. Galway