School: Gleann Éada (roll number 8537)

Location:
Glenade, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Bean Uí Mhaolaith

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0189, Page 012

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Once there lived a man named Gilroy who had no house of his own. He went to his neighbours and anyone who had a room vacant gave it to him for the time. Once he was ordered to leave a house and go to another. In his house he had a habit of dumping a creel of tu
off his back into a corner. This day he filled a creel of delph and brought it to the house in which he was going to live. This time he wife went with him to settle the delph. When he went into the house with his creel of delph, he forgot what he was carrying, and threw it a usual on the floor, breaking all the delph. His wife was very angry, and fainted, She saw what he had done.

Collector
Bean Uí Mhaolaith
Gender
female
Occupation
teacher
Address
Mourne Beg, Co. Donegal
Informant
James Clancy
Gender
male
Age
70
Occupation
farmer
Address
Drumacolla, Co. Leitrim
Language
English
Location
Glenade