School: Tón Ruadh (roll number 12809)

Location:
Tonroe, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máirtín Ó Giobaláin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0115, Page 92

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prayer as an expression showing surprise.

For sad sudden happenings you heard "Go bhfóiridh Dia orainn! " "Dia dhá réidhteach! " Go leigheasaighidh Dia an sgéal!
When anything of a bad kind was heard such prayers as "Dia Eatorainn agus an anachain! ".
When they heard of an approaching event of a sad kind they usually said o "Nár leigidh Dia é sin!
If something very sad or queer happened old people on hearing it said, "Is ait an mac saoghal"

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