School: Mágh Rua (Murroe)

Location:
Murroe, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
P. S. Ó Dochartaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1075, Page 79

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Chuaidh fear la amhain go dti teach osta. Ar a bhealach fuair se greim ar ean ban. Nuair a chuaidh se isteach go dti an teach osta d'iarr se ar an bhean a bhi ins a t-seopa an t-uisge-beatha a b'fearr a bhi ins an t-seopa a thabhairt do. Thug si gloinne uisge-beatha do. Bhuail an fear an t-ean scread. Cuir an bhean ceist air caide a bhi an t-ean a radh. Dubhairt an fear go rabh se ag radh nach rabh sin an uisge beatha a b'fearr a bhi ins an t-seopa. Dubhairt an bhean go rabh sin ceart. Thug si gloinne eile uisge-beatha do. Bhuail an fear an t-ean arais agus leig se scread eile. "Caide ta an ean a radh anois. Dubhairt an fear go rabh se ag radh nach rabh sin an uisge-beatha a b'fearr a bhi ins an t-seopa. Thug an bean gloinne eile uisge-beatha do. Leig an ean sgread eile. "Ta sin an uisge-beatha a b'fearr ata agad" arsan fear. Cuir an bean ceist air an ndioleadh se an t-ean. Dubhairt an fear go ndioleadh se an t-ean fa choinne fiche bpunt. Thug an bhean an fiche punt do agus chuaidh an fear na bhaile. Leig an bhean an t-ean ar an urlair

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Collector
Máire Nic Pháidín
Gender
female
Address
Dunfanaghy, Co. Donegal
Informant
Anna Nic Pháidín
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Dunfanaghy, Co. Donegal
Language
Irish