School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

Location:
Kiltybo, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Michael S. Ó Ceallaigh

Filter stories

Back
/ 525 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
A Funny Story

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 435

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

Once upon a time a father and lived together.
One day the father put the son a riding on a ass. He met a man and the man said to the son "It is fitter for your father to be on that ass than you".
The son came off the ass and the old man went on the ass. They went on until they met another man and he asked how long did they come and the father told him.
The man said "You are the bad old man having that poor lad walking."
The father told him the tale, what the other man had told him. "Well' said the man, "Why don't the two of you go on the ass"?

(continues on next page)
Collector
Joe Healy
Gender
male
Address
Cloonmore Lower, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Healy
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Cloonmore Lower, Co. Mayo
Language
English