School: Coill na Sliabh (roll number 14734)

Location:
Kilnaslieve, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Séamus Ó Gráinne

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0038, Page 0260

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them. In this way he made his living.
You all know Pat Sweeney and the place where he lives,
He was a dealer on riddles and sieves,
He made eighteen a day and sometimes a score.
He sent Mick to Milltown and John to Dunmore.
One day as John missed the sale he took out the jennet and tied up his tail.
Coming up towards Jamesy Mitchell's out came one of the tyres and poor John and the riddles were sent over the telegram wires.

Collector
Bridie O' Toole
Gender
female
Informant
James Higgins
Gender
male
Address
Graigueachullaire, Co. Galway
Language
English