School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

Location:
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Seán Mac an Adhastair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 250

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The Farm Animals
On our farm there are a lot of animals, the horse, the cow, the ass, the pig, the calf, the sheep, the goat, the dog and the cat. When I am calling the horse I say "nanny"
" " " " " " cow " " "prigin prigin"
When calling the ass I say "phet phet"
" " " " " " " pig " " "furish, furish",
" " " " " " calf " " "suck, suck"
" " " " " sheep " " "choofen, choofen, choofen"
" " " " " cat " " "pusan, pusín"
The horse's name is Rose. I call one of the cows the "long horney" and the other "the poll" I call the dog Captain. When I am driving the cows I saw "how! how!" When I am calling the goat I say "meg! meg!" I have a cow called Jessie

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Collector
Willie Masterson
Gender
male
Address
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Informant
Patrick Masterson
Gender
male
Age
40
Address
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Language
English