School: Gníomh go Leith (B.) (roll number 1703)

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Gneevgullia, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cormac Ó Laoghaire
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0451, Page 364

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  1. Willie O'Sullivan was a great fighting man, and he was also a good shot. he and Harrington the traveller, went together, and were in the same regiment. He remained in Italy for a long time. He was wounded in several places. It is many a fine story he told about Italian armies, and his own wonderful deeds.
    One morning Mr. Willie and his brother John had only one egg for breakfast. When John went to get some article for the [?] Mr Willie ate the egg. John has vexed and said "May the Devil shoot garilaldi that did not shoot you Willie".
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