School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh

Location:
Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
An tSr. A. Nic Fhionnlaoich, An tSr. M. Beinín

Filter stories

Back
/ 244 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh | The Schools’ Collection

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1115, Page 168

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

(continued from previous page)

man thought of an idea and wished to get into Heaven so he got in.

(no title)

There was a boy named John Brian who lived in Gleneely, about forty years ago.

There was a boy named John Brian who lived in Gleneely, about forty years ago. He never stopped talking. One day his father said to him, "Any more will you think twice before you speak." One day his father was out working and it began to rain very heavily. His clothes were ringing wet with the rain whenever he came in so he stood before the fire to dry them.
He was so wet that he did not even feel his trousers burning, so when they caught fire the small boy said, "Oh Daddy, I am thinking" and the father said, "What are you thinking about?" "I think your pants are going on fire." "Great snakes why didn't you tell me." "Ah! but Daddy you told me to think twice before I speak," replied the small boy.

(continues on next page)
Collector
Mary Doherty
Gender
female
Address
Carndonagh, Co. Donegal
Informant
Maggie Mc Dermott
Gender
female
Age
79
Address
Carndonagh, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mrs W Diver
Gender
female
Age
56
Address
1419892
Language
English