School: An Caiseal Árd (roll number 16442)

Location:
Cashelard, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Pádraic M. Mac Gongail

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1030, Page 148

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Once upon a time there lived two men. One of them was called Paddy and the other was called Mickey.

Once upon a time there lived two men. One of them was called Paddy and the other was called Mickey. Mickey and Paddy were al-ways fighting to see which would get the most. One day Paddy was out in the wood cutting rods. When he was a little while cutting rods a fairy came up to him and told him that she would give him three wishes. The first Paddy wished for was a new suit of clothes. The second thing was a new hat and the third thing was how to work magic. The fairy waved her wand and Paddy’s wishes were obeyed.

When Paddy went home he told Mickey of his great for-tune. SO they said they would go to make the King of Munsters head nice. The next day they started and when evening came they were at the King of Muns-ster’s palace. They began their job that night so they closed the

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Collector
Jack Harkin
Gender
male
Informant
Bernard Gonigle
Gender
male
Address
Corlea, Co. Donegal
Language
English