School: Caisleán Gael (roll number 15337)

Castlegal, Co. Sligo
M. Ó Tiománaidhe

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Our Farm Animals

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0156, Page 125

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Here are the domestic animals.
Cats, dogs of the following breeds, Terriers, Greyhounds, sheepdogs, Spaniels, Setters, Fox Terriers.
The following are the farm animals.
Horses, asses, jennets cows, calves, sheep, and poultry. Some of them have names. If the farmer only has one or two he usually has names on them. If more than 2, seldom are names given to them. Polly is a common one for a maol cow or one without horns. This is sometimes given even if she has horns.
"How, How" are the words

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