School: Baile Mhic Airt, An Rinn

Location:
Ballymacart, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Faoláin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0642, Page 88

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Blackbird = londubh
Bullfinch = gealbhán cuilinn
Chaffinch = breac an t-síl
Coot = truisg
Corncrake = tradhnach
Crow = préachán
Dove (Turtle) = féarán
Cuckoo = Cuach
Duck (wild) = lacha fiadhain
Goldfinch = ceann-óir
Heron = corr ghlas
Lapwing = pilibín míog
Lark = fuiseóg
Linnet = bricín beitha

Magpie = cabaire breac, snag, breach

Owl = mulchán, ulchabhán
Robin = spideóg
Rook = cnáimh fhiach
Seagull = faoileán
Sparrow = gealbhán
Starling = truideóg, druid
Stonechat = caistín cloch
Swallow = fáinleóg
Thrush = smolach
Thrush Throstle = céirseach
Yellow-hammer = spáigh buide
Wagtail = glasóg
Wren = dreolín.

Collector
Tomás Ó Faoláin
Gender
male
Occupation
múinteoir
Address
Knockanpower Lower, Co. Waterford
Language
Irish