School: Cor Liath (2) (roll number 14380)

Location:
Corlea, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
Róise Ní Dhéaghain

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A Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0940, Page 147

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A funny Story
A man was going from Trim to see friends at Cootehill. He saw an old man, on the road crying. he was about one hundred years old. The man asked him why he was crying and the old man said that his father beat him. The man went to see his father and to ask him why he beat his son. This man was about two hundred years old and he said, "He threw stones at his grandfather, the young rascal."

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Willie Fox
Gender
male
Address
Corlea, Co. Monaghan
Language
English