School: Páirc na nDriseóg (roll number 14294)

Location:
Brierfield, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Séamus Ó Conaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0083, Page 068

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makes ma mad.

There was a blind piper in Tuam who had a brother a blind piper in Moylough and the blind piper in Moylough had no brother at all. How could that be - It was a sister the blind piper in Moylough had in Tuam.

Two soldiers on their way home from the wars, lay down in a wood to sleep. When a small man with a red jacket came and stood beside them and he gave to them a large purse of gold and a magic cloak.
So when ever they wished for anything they got it, so they said they were rich for ever and ever again. Not very far away there lived a beautiful prince and she heard of those gifts and she also heard that they were magic. So she made up her mind to steal them and she did, and the soldiers were at a great

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Collector
Brigid Rabbitte
Gender
female
Address
Dangan Oughter, Co. Galway
Informant
Mr Michael John Rabbitte
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
male
Age
22
Language
English