School: Reary, Rosenallis (roll number 924)

Location:
Reary More, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Ml. Dagg

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Dean Swift and the Ram of Gorey

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0823, Page 158

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Dean Swift while on a visit to Gorey in Wexford,was one day walking along the road,At a sharp bend in the road he was knocked in the ditch by a carriage driven and owned by a local landlord knick named the "Ram of Gorey," The "Ram" asked him who he was, The Dean answered; "I am the great Dean Swift, Englands pride and Irelands glory, who was knocked in the ditch, by the Ram of Gorey,

Informant
Patrick Conroy
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Meelick, Co. Laois
Language
English