School: Doire Gualann (roll number 14979)

Derrygoolin North, Co. Galway
Seosamh Ó Tórpaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0051, Page 0347

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  1. 1. There is no flag like your own flag.
    2. Green hills are far away.
    3. A stitch in time saves nine.
    4. Good run is better than bad stand.
    5. Good manners are attractive.
    6. Do your duty come what may.
    7. Make hay while the sun shines.
    8. A good word never broke a tooth.
    9.Two heads are better than one.
    10. Think twice before you speak once.
    11. Those who are not with me are against me.
    12. It is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel.
    13. One today is worth two tomorrows.
    14. Look before you leap.
    15. Today is the child of yesterday.
    16. Buy a bad thing and you will be without anything.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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        1. proverbs (~4,377)
    Martin Hayes
    Derrygoolin South, Co. Galway