School: An Corr Dubh (roll number 14339)

Corduff, Co. Leitrim
Pádraig Mac Giolla'n Átha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0227, Page 058

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    the table turned back into the cow's horn again and he put the horn on her head again.
    Then the fairy cow went into the fort again and was seen no more. His sister had been watching all that went on and when she went home she told her mother all that had happened. The queen was very angry so she said she would kill the cow; the queen killed the cow and Conn made a belt out of her skin and went off to seek his fortune.
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  2. There was once a poor boy, who left his mother's house to seek his fortune. He found employment near home in a farmer's house. He worked all day and in the evening he got a penny for his day's work. He put the penny in his pocket and started for
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    Folktales index
    AT1696: “What Should I have Said (Done)?”
    John Doorigan
    Gortnacamdarragh, Co. Leitrim