School: Ceathrú Gabhann (C.) (roll number 14229)

Carrowgowan, Co. Mayo
Caitlín Bean Uí Shioradáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0121, Page 161

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0121, Page 161

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  1. There was once a woman who lived with her son Sean in a little cottage. They were very poor. One day she told him that he must go and seek his fortune. He went away, and he met a man who employed him for a year. He did his work well and at the end of the year the man made him a present of a small pony.
    Sean went home to his mother. The pony grew quickly and he was a great runner. Sean decided to sell him as a race horse. He went to the fair with the pony. In the evening he came up to a man who said that he would give him three hundred pounds for the pony. Sean
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    Philomena Mc Nulty
    Bohola, Co. Mayo