School: Cronaghbois (roll number 2658)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1048, Page 319

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There was once upon a time a man who was looking for lodging.

There was once upon a time a man who was looking for lodging. On his way he met a man and asking him if he would keep him for the night. The man told him that there was castle over there and if he would stay in it that night he would give him five pounds. The man said he would earn the money and he went up to the castle. He (went) brought a prayer book and holy water with him that night to stay there.
He lit a lamp and put on a good fire. He wasen't there long until he heard (a)

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Informant
Patrick Shovlin
Gender
male
Age
85
Occupation
farmer
Address
Ardara, Co. Donegal
Informant
Andy Maloney
Gender
male
Age
circa 60
Occupation
vagrant
Language
English