School: Cnoc an Doire (B.) (roll number 2418)

Knockaderry, Co. Kerry
Domhnall Ó Seaghdha

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1) A beggar asked a Parish Priest for alms and the priest gave him tow and sixpence and the beggar said to him "God almighty bless you father". He got a shilling from the parish clerk and the said to him "God bless you sir". "Come here my man" said the priest "what is the difference between God bless you sir and God almighty God bless you father". "One and sixpence father".

Timothy Sheehan
Castlefarm, Co. Kerry

2) Once a married woman went into a house in Firies and she was introducing herself to a man by the name O Sullivan. She was saying that she was a certain man's daughter. There was a man drunk in the corner and he said "by God then if I know anything you'r his mother.