School: Eaglais

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

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The Man and the Bag of Money

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 007

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The man and the bag of money. Once upon a time there were an old man and women living alone in a house. the man occupation was breaking stones on the road. one day a gentleman came along on horse back. He had lost a bag of money. This old man found it and he had brought it home for the old women. The old women told him not to tell anybody about it. She wished to send the old man to school to learn a few leasono. The the old man went to school. The children started missing him. So he went home again. The wife sent him breaking stones again. This day the gentleman came along the road. He enquirer of him if he knew anything about a bag of money he had lost. The old man told him he had found it and he gave it to the old women.

Collector
Máire Ní Ruadháin
Gender
female
Address
Sarnaght, Co. Mayo
Informant
M. Mc Hale
Relation
unknown
Gender
unknown
Age
75
Address
Sarnaght, Co. Mayo
Language
English