School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0144, Page 152

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big house and there was not the Sig likes of it in Ireland. The sort of a house was, that he scooped a tree and made a house of it. So the Brother at home was very pleased to hear what he was sending. He sold out the house and farm cattle, sheep and all the rest he had. And went to America.

When he went to it he was asking did they know where his Brother was living. He was working in a wood. When he came to him. He saw a big tree scooped. So he asked him where was his big house and he told him that it was in the tree.
The other Brother asked him why didn't he tell him

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Collector
Margaret Rogers
Gender
female
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Rogers
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Language
English