School: Baile na Cille (roll number 1320)

Ballynakill, Co. Galway
Éinrí Ó Mainnín
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0051, Page 0081

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  1. A watched pot never boils.
    A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
    Its an ill wind that blows nobody good.
    You can't put too much trust in a friend.
    A stitch in time will often save nine, and its never too late to mend.
    Don't count your chickens before they are hatched nor shout till you are out of the wood.
    The longest land must have a turn.
    Where there is a will there is a way.
    Spare the rod and spoil the child.
    All is not gold that glitters.
    Fine feathers make fine birds.
    A friend in need is a friend indeed.
    The sun must be shining to-morrow although it is clouded to-day.
    Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
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    Lucy Martin
    Newtown, Co. Galway