School: Gleann, Meathus Truim (roll number 12136)

Glen, Co. Longford
Ml. Ó Beirn
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0769, Page 059

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  1. (continued from previous page)
    I heard these two stories from Patrick Doyle who lives in the townland of Glen in the parish of Ardagh in the county of Longford.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Long ago and long ago and long ago it was and only for it was long ago it would be now.
    There was a tailor living in a small house and he was only a dwarf.
    One day as he was making a suit a peddlar came in to him and asked him would he buy cheese and the tailor said;
    "I will".
    The tailor bought some cheese
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Folktales index
    AT1045: Pulling the Lake Together
    AT1052: Deceptive Contest in Carrying a Tree‑‑
    AT1060: Squeezing the (Supposed) Stone
    AT1062: Throwing the Stone
    AT1115: Attempted Murder with Hatchet
    AT1640: The Brave Tailor
    Willie Beirne
    Patrick Doyle
    Glen, Co. Longford