School: Grange (roll number 3759)

Location:
Grange, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Tomás de Búrca

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0155, Page 218

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Once a king was building a castle and every cow in his kingdom had to be brought to the building to be killed. Their blood had to be mixed with mortar to plaster the walls of the new castle. There lived in the district an old woman who was very poor and had only one cow.

One day an old man with torn clothes came to her house. He asked her for some food. She gave him the last cup of milk she had.

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Collector
Aggie Gilmartin
Gender
female
Address
Grange, Co. Sligo
Informant
Mr Patrick Gilmartin
Gender
male
Age
circa 50
Address
Grange, Co. Sligo
Language
English