School: Clochar na Toirbhirte, Lios Mór

Location:
Lismore, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
An tSr M. Cárthach

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A Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0636, Page 1

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Once there lived a man who was a drunkard. He lived in this town with his wife, Lis. When he had all his money spent on drink, he wanted more, and he used to say to his wife, "Lis-more", and the old people said that is why this town is called Lismore.

Collector
Eily O' Brien
Gender
female
Address
Lismore, Co. Waterford
Informant
Mrs. M. O' Brien
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Lismore, Co. Waterford
Language
English