School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

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

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The Robbers

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 223

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Once upon a time there was an old man and woman in a house. They were very poor. This day came and they had no money at all. They had just one cow and a plot of cabbage. So they killed the cow and cut her up in small junks.
Then they went out and put a junk on every head of cabbage to see how many dinners would they have. They went to bed that night and when they got up in the morning the man went out and found the dogs of the village had

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Informant
John Browne
Gender
male
Address
Attymass, Co. Mayo
Language
English