School: Scoil na gCeithre Máighistrí, Dún na nGall (roll number 14247)

Location:
Copany, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Cathal Mag Fhionntaigh

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A Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1035, Page 306

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At the time of concription [sic] my uncle James Cassidy, a small thin man, was working for Jamie Leslie (Murphy)

One day he said he was afraid of being lifted and Jamie said, “You need not be afraid, for nothing would lift you except the hawk.”

Collector
Kathleen Carbin
Gender
female
Age
11
Informant
Pat Mc Glinchey
Gender
male
Age
68
Address
Skreen, Co. Donegal
Language
English