School: Leitir Fhada

Location:
Letterfad, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Eibhlín, Bean Uí Bhaoighill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1036, Page 315

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There were two boys in it and they called them Myles Ma Carthy and Donal Ma Carthy. Well says Myles to Donal says he if you stop here and watch this little farm I'll push my fortune. All right says Donal. So Myles started to the road looking for service. He didn't go very far until he met a master. Well says the Master if it is looking for work you are I'll give you ten pounds for the year. Well says Myles that's all right so the both went away. Well says the Master as they went along, there is a proviso in the bargain, if I anger you I can crop you and you can do the same with me.

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Collector
Domhnall Mac a' Bhaird
Gender
male
Age
13
Address
Lettertreane, Co. Donegal
Informant
Seamus Ua Miodhcain
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Lettertreane, Co. Donegal
Language
English