School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

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

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The King and His Sons

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 254

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There was a King one time and he had twelve sons. It was time for them to part. So the King came to a large lake, and he saw a duck in the water and followed by her twelve young ducks. So she came in on the bank and she would not let the youngest of them in. The King went home and told the youngest that he would leave. "All right I will leave with a free will". So next morning he left his own home, and he went out through the country looking for work

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Collector
John Naughton
Gender
male
Informant
(name not given)
Address
Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Language
English