School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 277

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showed him where it was. He dug and dug until he got it. The man never worked a day and he had plenty of money for a lifetime. That is the way that man got rich. Usually people go to the smith when the want pins of harrows or heads of spades. The most of the blacks smiths have a horse shoe on the door of the forge. People say that there is a cure in forge water. If a beast has has ring worm get a brush and rub it on it.

An old woman died in my village a few months ago. She was a very old woman and she got a cold and died. That night there was a wake in the house and a lot of people went in and out to it. If you wanted to go in you could but people have to take off their hats or caps. When a man goes in he kneels down and says

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Collector
Pat Mc Loughlin
Gender
male
Address
Kilmacrade, Co. Mayo
Informant
James Mc Loughlin
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Kilmacrade, Co. Mayo
Language
English