School: Knockminna (roll number 12720)

Location:
Cnoc Maoineach, Co. Shligigh
Teacher:
Máire Ní Scannláin
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  1. One evening when a woman who lived near a fairy fort was out in a field near her home, she heard a noise like the clattering of horses hooves going towards the fort. Not knowing what it meant, she cursed the maker of he noise and suddenly it became louder and she was filled with awe and went to her home as fast as she could. When she went into the house, she sat down and was unable to get up for some time, and when she did rise, she was lame and crippled and this punishment was inflicted upon her by the fairies, who were the makers of the noise.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. áit-spás-timpeallacht
      1. áiteanna osnádúrtha agus spioradálta (~158)
        1. ráthanna (~5,616)
    Language
    English
    Informant
    Mrs Porter
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    An Cluainín, Co. Shligigh