School: Naas (Christan Bros.) (roll number 16708)

Location:
Naas, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
T. Ó Neachtain, S. Ó Súilleabháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776, Page 293

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The late Bishop O'Dwyer of Limerick was one day walking down a fashionable quarter of the city when his attention was attracted to a little urchin who was endeavouring on tip toe to reach the knocker of one of the beautiful hall-doors.
His Lordship who was very kind at heart, asked the little fellow if he would knock for him. The Bishop immediately gave a very commanding knock. Where upon the little fellow shouted, "Now we must run like hell."

Collector
Bruno Stack
Gender
male
Address
Naas, Co. Kildare
Informant
K.B. Stack
Gender
unknown
Address
Naas, Co. Kildare
Language
English

Q. Why is a Police man like the rudder of a ship?
A. Because they both have to do a stern duty.
Q. Where was the first nail struck?
A. On the head.

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