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

Location:
Gneevgullia, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cormac Ó Laoghaire
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  1. A long time ago a man named Darby O'Donoghue lived in our townland. When he got married. his fortune was £20 - 20 lbs was written in the deed. His Father-in-law told him to take 20 lbs of stable manure as it was the lightest.
    He had two sons named Daniel and Mick. Mick was suffering from asthma and he used to be annointed very often. After a few years the Priests were getting tired of coming to him. Once Daniel went for a priest he said "Come again". His mother was old, and doting, and whenever she felt weak. she would
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