School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

Location:
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Mrs Peoples

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 115

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they sing, Hi ho my dearie oh the child wants a nurse, ect. When the child has chosen a nurse they sing. Hi ho my dearie oh the nurse wants a dog, ect. ect,
When the nurse has chosen a dog they sing. Hi ho my dearie oh the dog wants a bone ect. When the bone is is chosen they sing, Hi ho my dearie oh the bone is left alone, ect. Who ever is the bone will be the farmer the following time.
Thomas Gallagher, Tully, Carrigart.

The games that are very popular with the children of this district are as follows.
The Black Man.
Here comes three Wise Men from the East.
Ghost in the Garden.
Fox and Chickens.

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Collector
John Morrow
Gender
male
Informant
William Morrow
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
59
Occupation
farmer
Language
English