School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

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

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The Fierce Wolves

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 237

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Once upon a time there lived a little girl in the East of Russia. One day she said that she would pay a visit to her aunt who was living in the North of Russia. So she set out on her visit. It was in Winter and the roads were frozen over. She had a small pony under a sleigh. On her way she had to pass by a large forest which was filled with wild animals.
When she was passing two big wolves followed her When she saw the wolves coming she galloped the pony so hard that the

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Informant
James Timlin
Gender
male
Address
Cloonslaun, Co. Mayo
Language
English