School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

Location:
Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Peadar Ó Catháin

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Three Wishes

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 208

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Long ago a major of an army came home and he had three daughters. They were always wishing to know who they would marry. One night as they were wishing, the young wished to get married to the king. The second one wished to marry the coach-builder belonging to the king, and the third one wished to marry the chief-baker.
At that very instant the king appeared at the door, and they all got their wishes. The girl who got married to the king

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Informant
Mr John Dowd
Gender
male
Address
Ballina, Co. Mayo
Language
English