School: An Cheathrú Gharbh

Location:
Carrowgarve, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Fiachra

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 528

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There was a King and a Queen a long time ago and they had one daughter and her name was Marion. Being an only child her elderly parents allowed her to do just what she liked and never scolded her. If she did not want to learn her lessons her governess dared not punish her, and she (began) became a bad mannered selfish child disliked by everyone but their majesties. At the age of twelve years instead of being charming as a princess ought to be, she was quite different. She was very pretty with great big eyes and long plaits of golden

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Collector
Mary Ellen Ormsby
Gender
female
Address
Carrowvaneen, Co. Mayo
Language
English