School: Eaglais

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

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Forgiveness

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 136

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Once upon a time there were three people living in a house together. One night their cow got sick and the man sent his daughter to a house not far off where the Burkes lived
As the girl was crossing the field a man appeared to her. She knew him. he had not been long dead. He asked her where was She going to. She said to Burkes. He asked her to tell Mrs Burke. That what he owed he to forgive him

Collector
Peig Ní Domhnaill
Gender
female
Address
Sarnaght, Co. Mayo
Informant
Pat O Donnell
Gender
male
Age
52
Language
English