School: Gort na Léime (roll number 13012)

Location:
Gortaleam, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Liam Ó Ceallaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0037, Page 0345

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a hair cut and charge them two shillings and they will soon keep away from you. The barber laughed at the trick for the boy got his shampoo and hair-cut free.

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One day aman was out shooting he wasted all his shot and got nothing as he was coming home he saw a flock of wild geese coming over him. He did not know what to do. And [?] at last he thought of a plan. It was a muzzle loader gun he had with him so he stuck the ram rod down in the barrel and put it in a good charge of powder. He took an aim and stuck the ram in one of the wild geese. The wild goose fell down in a river that was near. The ram rod stuck in a salmon that was in the river. The salmon gave a jump and knocked the man and the man fell over on top of a hare so that he had a wild goose, a salmon, and a hare going

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Collector
Patrick Donnellan
Gender
male
Age
14
Address
Cloonmore, Co. Galway
Informant
Edward Weston
Gender
male
Address
Killavoher, Co. Galway
Language
English