School: Mainistir Ó dTórna

Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry
Mícheál Ó Ríoghbhardáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0413, Page 081

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  1. Once upon a time there was a man coming home from the town of Tralee. It was late in the night and the road was lonesome and all at once he saw a light on the mountain and he went towards it. It was in a house the light was and he went into it.
    As he opened the door, what did he see inside in middle of the floor but a coffin. He sat up on a settle-bed that was at the side of the house. They were an old man and
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