School: Cronaghbois (roll number 2658)

Location:
Crannogeboy, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Criostóir Ó Beirn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1048, Page 310

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Long ago there lived a man and his wife in a little house for they were very poor.

Long ago there lived a man and his wife in a little house for they were very poor. One day the wife chased him for she did not like him. She wanted to kill him and then marry the king's son. She went to the king and asked him to order her husband to build him a castle, the nicest and grandest in the whole world for he was a very good builder. If he didn't build the castle the king was to put him to death. Now the poor man could not build at all and when he heard

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Collector
(name not given)
Gender
unknown
Informant
Patrick Shovlin
Gender
male
Age
85
Occupation
farmer
Address
Ardara, Co. Donegal
Informant
Andy Maloney
Gender
male
Age
70
Occupation
vagrant
Address
Ardara, Co. Donegal
Language
English