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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 273

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Once upon a time some French ships sailed up the Donegal Bay and landed at Donegal town. They camped on Drimcliff and collected their food from the people who lived in the district
At the bottom of the hill there was a thatched house. Every day the soldiers used to go down to the house and get a loan of a pot which they used for boiling potatoes. At this time the man of the house was not at home and so his wife gave the the[sic] pot willingly enough
When the man returned

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Collector
Patrick Mac Mullin
Gender
male
Address
Drumroosk, Co. Donegal
Language
English