School: Leitre (roll number 16164)

Location:
Lettera, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Seán Ó Reachtaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 011

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There was a man once and he went out hunting with a hound. He was not long out until he caught a hare. He brought the hare and he put it into the pot to boil. He could not boil it. He then threw the hare out. The man then got very sick. One day a man came into his house and told him he would not get better until he would kill the hound. He then killed the hound and the man got better.

Collector
James Mc Dermott
Gender
male
Address
Shannagh More, Co. Galway
Informant
Mr John Mc Dermott
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Language
English

Once there was a man and a woman that lived in the same house. When the Christmas came they sat down at dinner. When they were seated at dinner the man looked out the window and saw a bird out side. He said "look at the lovely thrush out side" and the woman said "that is a blackbird and not a thrush." The man said again "that is a thrush and not a black-bird and

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