School: Rosenallis (roll number 5442)

Location:
Rosenallis, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Mrs L. Dagg

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A Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0823, Page 421

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Mary Allen lived in Corbally, Rosenallis, Laoighis. Her father died R,I,P. Mrs Mooney was stopping with her,Mary Allens father wore a whiskers, Mary Allen had a goat with no horns. One day she bought cabbage, She left it on the parlour table. That night when she was talking to Mrs Mooney the goat stole in and began to eat the cabbage, Then Mary Allen lit a candle and was going into the parlour. The goat put out its head. Mary Allen gave a scream and said "O God, Mrs Mooney look at my poor father"

Collector
Thomas Warren
Gender
male
Address
Corbally, Co. Laois
Informant
Nicholas Garry
Gender
male
Address
Rosenallis, Co. Laois
Language
English