School: Béal Dearg (roll number 11582)

Belderg More, Co. Mayo
Pádraig Mac Conghamhna

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0139, Page 213

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(limpet) stayed his descent. Some time later he met the priest who had heard the tale.

"Bheul a Mhártain," ars an sagart leis.
"Ba é Dia a shábháil thú."
"Muise, níorbh é a Athair" ars an Buc leis, "acht an Báirneach a bhí ar a' gcarraig."

Cliff Climbing
A stranger came to see the Buck one time and they set out to explore the cliffs. The Buck wanted to test the stranger so he brought him in the most dangerous places. The stranger followed his guide without turning a hair. In the evening the Buck had to admit that the stranger was as good a man as himself at cliff climbing. There was one place however that the Buck had not taken the stranger. This was a ledge of rock that jutted out from the cliff and could be reached only by a leap. The Buck was afraid to chance it but the stranger leaped lightly on to the ledge and back again. He was

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