School: Siolbhrain (Shelbourne) (roll number 5235 or 5484)

Location:
Gortrooskagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Síghle, Bean Uí Thuama

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Muirtí Learraí

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0461, Page 017

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Do bhí file i dTuath ó Siosta tamall ó shoin darb ‘ ainm do Muirtí Learraí. Do rugadh Muirtí im Búnáin – mac do Learraí na Mangaral a beadh é. Droch-shaghas tobac a beadh mangaral , a bhíodh á dhíol ag athair Mhuirtí . siúinéar a bheadh Muirtí.
Seadh má seadh , do bhí Muirtí ag cur din ar tigh lá a bhí sagart ó Árd Aod ag gabhail an bóthair – file abeadh an sagart leis. Dubhairt sé le Muirtí :-
“Siúinéar ag oabir a’s buile ‘ge thall a’s a bhus.”
Ach d’fhreagair Muirtí
“Sagart a’s Laidin a’s leabhar a’s a bholg breág teann le punch”

Informant
Seán Ó Donnchadha
Gender
male
Age
40
Occupation
feirmeoir
Address
Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Language
Irish