School: Sallybank

Location:
Droim Saileach (Merritt), Co. an Chláir
Teacher:
Seán Ó Riain
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  1. One day a man was cutting some turf in a bog and he saw a small black cat coming towards him and the cat cat told the man to tell at home his friend was dead.
    The man ran home as quickly as he could and when he reached his home his friend was dead.
    That night a man came to the wake and he was playing with the cat the cat got rescued and he told the man of the house to let him out and he was never seen again.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. gníomhairí (~1)
      1. neacha neamhshaolta agus osnádúrtha (~14,864)
    Folktales index
    AT0113A: King of the Cats is Dead
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Nellie Noonan
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Ruaigh Thiar, Co. an Chláir
    Informant
    Mrs Noonan
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Ruaigh Thiar, Co. an Chláir