School: Mountmellick Convent (roll number 7183)

Location:
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Sr E. Clarke

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A Local Tale

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0824, Page 010

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Long ago thee was a rich woman who lived in these parts and who owned a number of cows . One day a poor woman , begging her way from door to door was on her way to the rich woman's house but was told by the neighbours that it was no use going there as she wouldn't get anything . Nevertheless, the poor woman called at the house and asked the rich woman to give her some milk, but this she refused to do so the poor woman went on he way.
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Collector
Kathleen Delaney
Gender
female
Informant
Michael Delaney
Gender
male
Address
Forest Upper, Co. Laois
Language
English