School: Windgap (C.), Thomastown (roll number 5698)

Location:
Windgap, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
Bean Mhic Eóin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0851, Page 075

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Once upon a time there was a widow who had a fool of a son.

Once upon a time there was a widow who had a fool of a son. One day a minester was calling to their house and the woman did not want him at all. When the minester came near the house the widow got the hatchet and killed him. She burried him in a big hole. Her son was looking at all this. Some days afterwards the police went around looking for the minester. During those

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Collector
Madge Ryan
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Phelan
Gender
female
Age
circa 50
Occupation
farmer
Address
Seskin, Co. Kilkenny
Language
English