School: Druim Mór

Location:
Dromore, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Seosamh Ó Catháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0167, Page 242

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need to pay £10 to get back your child. You once paid £10 for me and now here is your child back again to you and my debt is paid. The black man then disappeared and the parents were left speechless looking at each other.

A big farmer offered a handsome salary to a man who would help him on the farm, teach his wife to speak Latin and his cat to teach Irish. After some time a boy came to him and offered to do what he asked. He was not long in his new employment till he found out that the farmer's wife was carrying on with a young man in the district in the absence of his husband. When the farmer and the boy went out to work this young man used

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Collector
Seosamh Ó Catháin
Gender
male
Occupation
múinteoir
Address
Dromore West, Co. Sligo
Informant
John Fox
Gender
male
Occupation
shoemaker
Address
Farranmacfarrell, Co. Sligo
Language
English