School: An Corr Dubh (roll number 14339)

Corduff, Co. Leitrim
Pádraig Mac Giolla'n Átha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0227, Page 073

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0227, Page 073

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  1. Once upon a time there lived a priest beside protestants. This priest was going on a holiday and as he was coming near the burning mountains in Italy he met an old man, who gave him three stones and told him to throw the stones as far as he was able towards the burning mountains and to go no further than he was able to throw them. The priest did as he was told and when he came as far as he threw the last stone he stopped and saw a protestant neighbour of his own sitting in a small carriage drawn by two dogs going into the flames.
    The priest came home and told his neighbours what he saw. In some times the protestants heard this and they invited the priest to a feast. When the priest was at the feast
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. narratives (~478)
        1. religious tales (~1,085)
    2. time
      1. historical periods by name (~25)
        1. penal times (~4,335)
    Mrs P. O Rourke
    Aghalough, Co. Leitrim