School: Eaglais

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

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Eaglais | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 022

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There was once a croud of boys card playing. One of them was cheating and tricking. They waited very late. When the boy who was tricking was goning home he met a big black pig on the road. The pig went across the road before him and the boy stopped still. After a while the pig went to the side of the road and the boy went home. He fainted just goning in the door. The old people that if you ever see a bad thing you are sure to faint on the door step. People also say it is good to met a white pig but it is very bad to met a black pig

Collector
Nóra Ní Chuinneóghain
Gender
female
Occupation
pupil
Address
Commauns, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Cunningham
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Age
60
Address
Commauns, Co. Mayo
Language
English

Two brothers we are together do go.
We are full in the day and empty at night

Two shoes.

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