School: Coill Íseal, Ceapach Chuinn (roll number 14202)

Location:
Killeeshal, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Seán Ó Conaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0644, Page 93

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"Ní cás liom an méid a bhain dom, mar budh mhaith an sás mé chun é thuilleamh."
Ag cur síos a bhí sé ar an mbualadh a gheibheadh sé [?] athair nuair a bhí sé óg, nuair a scaoil sé leis an gcainul[?] seo reamh-ráidhte seo shuas.

Ag m'athair nach maireann le 30 bliadhain d'airigheas so leanas:-

"Madam Anáirde, would you buy giorrocs? Is he fat? Mbasa ní fat, acht giorrfiadh breágh deas a mhairbh Seán sa chlais le buille dhó leach".
Nuair a bhuail an bhean so an baile mór leis an giorrfiadh connuic sí an bhean eile anáirde i bhfuinneóig agus sin mar a thuit amach.

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A policeman some 40 forty years since, in the parish of Kilbrien in this county was collecting the statistics for the census.

A policeman, some 40 years since, in the parish of Kilbrien in this County was collecting the statistics for the census. As he was about to enter a small house in which lived a widow and her three sons, the later rushed out at top speed with the mother at their heels brandishing threateningly a broom, being evidently in a temper. The policeman took in

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Collector
Seán Ó Conaire
Gender
male
Informant
Labhrás Ó Cadla
Relation
not a relative
Gender
male
Occupation
múinteoir
Address
Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
Language
English