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

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

Two shoes.

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English