School: Carnán (roll number 14031)

Location:
Carnaun, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Tadhg Ó Riagáin

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A Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0003, Page 005

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A Funny Story.

Many years ago there was a very poor man. He had only a half an acre of barley. One night a great storm came and destroyed his barley.
He said that he would go and stuff the hole where the wind was coming from. He went on and the journey was very long. There was a lodging house on his way and he slept in the house.
When next morning came he set off to stuff the hole.
At last he came to a deep hole in the ground. He began to stuff it. A big man came to him and asked him what was he doing. He told him that the wind was coming out of the hole and that it destroyed all his barley.
The fary man told him that he would give him an oven and whatever he wold

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Collector
Nóra Ní Ghrialuis
Gender
female
Address
Lisheenkyle West, Co. Galway
Informant
Páidraig Ó Grialuis
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
circa 50
Occupation
feirmeoir
Address
Lisheenkyle West, Co. Galway
Language
English