School: Sruthar (C.)

Location:
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Bríd, Bean Uí Éanacháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0102, Page 190

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Tighearna talmhan leis an gcíos d'íoc. Do bhuail sé ar an doras, agus nuair a chonnaic an Tighearna talmhan é, dubhairt sé gan a theacht níos giorra dó, agus d'iarr sé air, céard a bhí ag teastáil uaidh. Dubhairt sé gur leis on gcíos d'íoc. Dubhairt sé leis imeacht agus go dtuibhradh sé 'receipt' dó gan airgead ar bith. Do thug sé buidheachas dó, agus chuaidh sé ar a bhealach, agus áthas an domhain air.
Chuaidh sé go dtí na siopaí chun and fiacha d'íoc agus do thárla and rud céadhna leis. Chuaidh sé abhaile annsin, agus d'innis sé a sgéal dá bhean. Bhí áthas mór uirthi, agus do mhair síad go sonasach ina dhiaidh sin.

In my mother's native village of Castlecreeveen, there are the ruins of a very old castle. This castle was owned by the Burkes, and the heir of it was Creeveen Burke. This was why they called it Castlecreeveen. There were two sisters, Helen, and Creeveen, and they always quarrelled, so Helen took her departure to some other country. Creeveen got married to a man from Castlebar, named George Barry. He lived very happy with Creeveen for a few years, but she

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Collector
Máire de Búrca
Gender
female
Address
Tonacooleen, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs Burke
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
40
Address
Tonacooleen, Co. Galway
Language
English