School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

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

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The Woman and the Pig

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 247

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Once upon a time an old woman was sweeping a floor. As she was sweeping she found a sixpence. She said to herself, that she would buy a pig. She went to the fair and bought the pi. When she was coming home, she had to cross a stream and the pig would not cross for her.
She looked round and she saw a dog, and she said. "Dog, dog, bite the pig and put it across the stream" but the dog would not bite the pig. She looked round again and saw a stick and she called

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Informant
Mrs Naughton
Gender
female
Address
Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Language
English