School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

Manulla, Co. Mayo
Seán Mac an Adhastair
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 311

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    he took off his shoes and went into the river. Whenever he saw an eel hole he let in the avon, worm and he left it inside for a minute. If he felt an eel tugging at the worm he gave him plenty of time to swallow it and then he pulled out the line. Then he took the eel off the hook and he cut the tail off the eel and he killed the eel.
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