School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Peadar Ó Catháin

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The Lazy Woman

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 348

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Once there lived an old man and his wife. She was very lazy. One morning she said she was very sick and she said she would stay in bed. The man got up and ate his breakfast and went out to his work. It started to rain and he came in to the house. His wife was out of bed and she eating beside the fire. She said. "You are wet go out and bring in a bucket of water and put down the pot. He went out and brought in the

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