School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
Clifden, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais

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The Fisherman

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 217

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Once upon a time there lived in the district of Clifden a fisherman. One day he said he would go fishing with his fishing rod. He went over
to Monk's Lake and began fishing. He was fishing all morning and he caught nothing. He said he would keep fishing until evening. he kept fishing until evening and he caught nothing. He was very and down-hearted. he was about to turn home when all in a sudden a man apperaed before him. "Did you catch any fish" sadi the man. "No" sadi the fisherman. "Try again" said the manl and the fisherman tried again and he got tons of fish. He had to get eight carts to

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Collector
Francis Egan
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs Whelan
Gender
female
Address
Clifden, Co. Galway
Language
English