School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Peadar Ó Catháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 352

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Once upon a time there were two men and they were coming home after visiting. It was very late. When they came to the cross-roads, a barrel rolled out before them. It kept on rolling and when one of the men came to his gate, he fainted.
The other man caught him and held him up till he came to himself. Then a turkey-cock jumped up on the side of the barrel. The hair stood on on the man's head. This man had

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