School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máire de Staic

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 454

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There once lived two brothers, one of them was rich and the other was poor. The poor one had a lot of children and the rich man had none and he could not count his riches. The poor man was stealing the sheep from the rich man and he did not know it. After a while he missed some of them and he thought that it must be the brother that was stealing them. The rich man's mother-in-law was living with him and she said to him 'This night give your brother a box of meal by the ways" "I will go in the box and will know all that is going on in the house" she said. They killed a cock for her and

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Collector
Nora Bourke
Gender
female
Address
Coolcon, Co. Mayo
Informant
Michael Coyne
Gender
male
Age
circa 90
Address
Carrownurlaur, Co. Galway
Language
English