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Story about a goose [giodh] outwitting a fox [sionnach], June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/185

Scope and Contents

Story about a goose [giodh] outwitting a fox [sionnach] whereby the goose tells the fox he needs to say grace before he can eat and the fox has to let go of the goose in order to do so. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 38v, line 3 to folio 38v, line 13

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW154/5 and GB237/Coll-97/CW90/65 are other stores about the cockerel and the fox.


NicIain, Annag, 'Béaloideas ó Innse Gall',Béaloideas: The Journal of the Folklore of Ireland Society, vol. 2, no. IV (1930), pp. 339-345

Repository Details

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