School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

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

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 510

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Green are the hills far away. The early bird catches the early worm. You cannot have your loaf and eat it. Hunger is good sauce. A big head with little in it. The truth is not believed from a liar.
Wine is sweet but its price is bitter. A stitch in time saves nine. The day of the wind is not the day for the scallops. When drink is in sense is out.
It is better late than never. It is never late to mend. Early to bed early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise. Look before you leap and think before you act. An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
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Collector
Mary Mc Nicholas
Gender
female
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Mc Nicholas
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Language
English