School: Alt Achadh Doire (roll number 15474)

Location:
Altaghaderry, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Pádraig L. Mac Diarmada

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1107, Page 169

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There was once a beggar who wanted lodgings. He went up to a farm house and asked for lodgings. The farmer said he would give him lodgings and a pound if he would sleep in his haunted house. So the beggar went went to the house. About twelve o'clock he was taking off his boots and a voice spoke and said, "There is nobody here but you and me". Then the beggar said, "If I had on my other boot there would be nobody here but you."

Collector
Nellie Murray
Gender
female
Address
Garshooey, Co. Donegal
Informant
Maggie Murray
Gender
female
Language
English

Paddy landed in America and went on the wrong train. The porter put him out and put him in another train. Paddy started to curse and there was a clergy-man in the train along with him. The clergy-man said to him, "Do you

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