School: Eaglais

Location:
Burren, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
S. Ó Mongaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 004

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Once two Irishmen went over to England. They went into a public house. They called for two pints of beer. There was a big pot of mustard on the table. They did not know what mustard was at that time. One said to his mate Ill taste this to see what is it like. He took a spoon full and it burnt him. His mate asked him what was wrong with him. There were tears in his eyes. I just taught of my mother who died twelve monts from today. The mate called for two more pints. He told his mate to taste the mustard also. The mate asked him what wa

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Once there was a drunken man coming home from town late at night. As he was coming along he saw a black lump along the road. He thought it was a stone and went to sit down on it. No sooner did he do so than the black lump rose up in the air and left him at his own door. All at once it disappeared and he never saw it again

Collector
Patrick O Malley
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs Kate Corcoran
Gender
female
Age
50
Language
English