School: Dubh-Áth (B.) (roll number 11067)

Location:
Duagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Seán Ó Conchobhair

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410, Page 104

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Several proverbs are used in this district the majority of which I cannot recall to memory at present.
Some of them are: "Sorry too late, when the harm is done," "Better late than never," "The longest way around is the shortest way home" "Never too late to mend but too late to spare when all is spent" "Nevertake the book by the cover" "Have it yourself or be without it" "Spend and God will send" "Better to be born lucky than rich" and "The more hurry the less speed".

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Collector
Éamonn Ó Corradáin
Gender
male
Informant
Éamonn Ó Corradáin
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English