School: Aodh Rua, Dún na nGall (roll number 13382)

Location:
Donegal, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Séamus Mag Shamhráin

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A Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 162

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There was a minister once upon a time buried in a vault, there was tobacco buried with him also. One day two brothers decided to take the tobacco out of the grave. One of them said that he would take the tobacco of the grave if the other would go and steal a sheep. So the agreed to do this. One of them took the tobacco, filled his pipe and sat on the grave smoking.
There was a cripple being near the (place) grave-yeard, who kept a servant boy. The boy was waorking outside the house and when he saw the man sitting on the grave smoking he though it was the minister. He

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Collector
Patrick Friel
Gender
male
Address
Drumgowan, Co. Donegal
Language
English