School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 290

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own. If a tinker did not want you to know what he was saying he would add a few letters to the end of each word. "The tinker said to his lovely son the night that he was born, may the blessing of God be on your curly head and you'll drive your ass in the morning." All the small tinker boy stay in their feet the whole year. The old tinker women go around to every house begging things to eat. They also make small tables in their spare time.