School: Gort na Díogha (roll number 15587)

Location:
Gortnadeeve West, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Séamus Ó Dochartaigh, Bean Uí Dhochartaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0016, Page 023

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May grow to clubs and nacked swords
To murder and to death
Pardon oh Lord our childish rage
Our little brawls remove
That as we grow to riper age
Out hearts may all be loved.

Kit Connell, Peter Murray's mother, Knockmaskehill always gave good advice. She used always say "if you are ever walking a journey at night, always walk on the track of the horse's hoofs and nothing could touch you."

Informant
Thomas Brennan
Gender
male
Age
91
Address
Knockmascahill, Co. Galway
Language
English

Once there was a man who stole a horse from his neighbour. He was sent to jail. This man's wife employed a lawyer. When the day of trial came the lawyer asked the wife was herself and the neighbour speaking. "Do you think would he take a treat from you?" "I don't know" she said "but I will proffer one to him." she asked him would he take a drink. He consented and

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