School: An Cheathrú Mhór

Location:
Carrowmore, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
P. Ó Glacáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0141, Page 128

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The Story

In the olden times there were three men cutting grass for a farmer in the Ráth Bhris Lán...

1. Name of the person I got the story from: John Mulloy
2. Address: Killogeary Carrowmore-Lacken
3. Age: 64 years
4. Occupation: Farming
5. Birth place: Killograry
6. Where he spent his life: Lacken
7. The date this was written: 19. 1. 37

The Story
In the olden times there were three men cutting grass for a farmer in Rác Dris Lán.
Two of the men were supposed to be good workers and the one who would have his devide cut the first would get a scythe. The two good workers would sit down every hour and take a smoke of their pipe while the other man was working hard.
They worked on until evening, and the man who worked all day long got the scythe.
The other two men got vexed and they took the handle of the

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Collector
Eileen Mulloy
Gender
female
Informant
John Mulloy
Gender
male
Age
64
Occupation
farmer
Address
Killogeary, Co. Mayo
Language
English