School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
An Clochán, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 255

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  1. One time there lived in the district of Clifden a man. One day has he was going up a little near Creg, he saw a black thorn tree and he he was breaking a bit of it when a thorn went in his hand and hedied in two days time. Then a man went cutting it and a voice said " you are cutting me" and he left it alone but in a years time he died. Three men went to finish and it began to bleed. They left it a lone and no one went near it except an old cow who got a thorn in her footand it got poisoned and she died. There is
    a bridge there and one stone is knocked out of it. A
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    Topics
    1. gníomhairí (~1)
      1. neacha neamhshaolta agus osnádúrtha (~14,864)
    2. áit-spás-timpeallacht
      1. seanchas áitiúil, dinnseanchas (~10,595)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Francis Egan
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    An Clochán, Co. na Gaillimhe
    Informant
    Joe Keady
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    60
    Address
    Faiche Chaorach, Co. na Gaillimhe