School: Sruthar (C.)

Location:
Sruthair, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Teacher:
Bríd, Bean Uí Éanacháin
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  1. There is an old man living near this village, and he is nicknamed "Sean an Taidhbhse. This old seanachaidhe tells a tale, that he was [?] with a terrible ugly hump on his back. One night, he was returning home very late from [?] fair of Shrule. He had a few pints taken so felt in a very merry mood. He decided [?] take a short "cut" home, and crossed up through the "Grove". As he was passing by the castle, he heard beautiful music, and stopped to listen to a number of voices singing. "[?]
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Folktales index
    AT0503: The Gifts of the Little People
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Maighdlín Ní Mhaoláin
    Gender
    Female
    Informant
    Andy Kain
    Relation
    Parent
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    65
    Address
    Sruthair, Co. Mhaigh Eo