School: N. Seosamh, Cill Lasrach (roll number 16289)

Location:
Killasser, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
S. Mac Carrghamhna

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9. Why the wasp should be killed and the cricket spared.

At Our Lord's time all the animals and birds and insects were able to talk as well as a person. So when the Jews were searching for Him they met a cricket and a wasp on the road and they asked them if they saw Our Lord passing. As it happened He was only after passing and the wasp said "sndiú sndiú" [?] meaning that he passed that day. The cricket anyway did not want him to be caught and it said "snbé snbé" [?] meaning that He passed yesterday and

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Informant
Mrs Mary Peyton
Gender
female
Age
56
Address
Dromada (Gore), Co. Mayo
Language
English