School: Grianán Ailigh (roll number 2049)

Location:
Grianan of Aileach, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Niall S. Mac Aoidh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1108, Page 151

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An Old Story (continued)

Once upon a time there lived three little boys who were very poor.
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work and he came home again. The second boy then came and hired with the same man, but he came home again also. The youngest boy said that he would go and try this same man and he came and hired with him. The man sent him to a giant's castle which was near by, for a load of thatch. The boy was taking the thatch off the roof when a giant came out and said, " I will kill you for taking the thatch without being told." The boy broke the giant's neck against the wheel of the cart and went home.
The next day he

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Collector
Esther Downey
Gender
female
Address
Speenoge, Co. Donegal
Language
English