School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh (roll number 16821)

Location:
Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Beirín Ní Bhaoighill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1114, Page 196

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One day a boy was coming from school and he met a priest. The priest asked him what was "Absolution". The little boy answered promptly - The stuff you fix your bicycle with.

There was a man living in Derry, who employed men to work in his shop. He got a new assistant. One day he told the assistant that he was well satisfied with his work and was going to add five pounds to his wages. Then the boy said I will be twice as good for the future. Then the boss added on five more pounds. A little while afterwards the boy said "May I say I will be better than ever again?".

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Collector
Elizabeth Mac Eleney
Gender
female
Age
14
Address
Culkeeny, Co. Donegal
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
female
Language
English