School: Baile an Daingin (B) (roll number 1676)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Séamus P. Ó Gríobhtha

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they can not see him. The fox keeps before the dogs. The dogs smell the fox some times the fox tarns back on his tracks and goes away. The fox is a good runner. When he is crossing bogs and swamps his tail gets all dirty and wet. Then he cannot run so fast. He turns to his tricks then. It was often known of a fox to run up a stack of straw on the dogs and they can not get him.

There are foxes in Doirin now. There are foxes in Castle McGarret wood.

There are many wild cats in my locality. There are four of them in Doirin wood now. My father caught one in a trap about a month ago. There are two of them in Castle McGarret in the oak wood near where Rodgers are living now. They did not catch any in

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Collector
Hubert Grogan
Gender
male
Address
Killeen, Co. Mayo
Informant
Hubert Grogan
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Killeen, Co. Mayo
Language
English