School: Tomghéis (roll number 9239/9277)

Location:
Tumgesh, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
M. Ó Casaide

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Amhrán

Tá mo grád-sa tiar

Tá mo grádh-sa thiar
’S níl le fiadhaigh na le falaí
Acht i dteach an stíl a bhí sé
Nuair a gabh an t-airm dearg é.
Tiocfaidh mo grádh-sa amárach
Agus tiocfaidh sé an lá in’ dhiaidh
Béidh sé ag teacht gach uile lá
Go dtagaidh sé ar deireadh thiar.

Ghost-story
by John O Brien, Ballydrum
Once there was a man coming from cardplaying very late at night. As he was coming along, he never felt until a girl, who had the death-habit on her, raced up to him. She spoke to him and said “Do you think will I be at the grave-yard before a quarter to one.” “I think you will” replied the man.
Just then he saw two big black dogs tied together, and with their tongues out. They were running very

Collector
Máire Ní Nadharaigh
Gender
female
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Language
Irish