School: Kilgobnet (C.) (roll number 7842)

Location:
Cill Ghobnait, Co. Chiarraí
Teacher:
Eibhlín, Bean Uí Fhoghladha
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  1. Once upon a time there was a man living near Ballymalis Castle, called Jeramiah Carter. One day he went to Killorglin to buy sheep.
    When he came home his wife told him that the cat was making mournful noise around the house all day. He went to hunt out the cat but she would not move. Next day his sheep strayed away and he did not know where to find them.
    At last he said he would go towards the Laune in search of them. When he reached Ballymalis Castle he heard a great wailing within. He waited for an
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    Folktales index
    AT0113A: King of the Cats is Dead
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Margaret Doyle
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Cill Chuallachta Thoir, Co. Chiarraí
    Informant
    Mrs Doyle
    Relation
    Parent
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Cill Chuallachta Thoir, Co. Chiarraí