School: Mountmellick Convent (roll number 7183)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0824, Page 019

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One day long ago my Father was building a row of houses, he was knocking down the foundation of the old houses,what do you think he came across but an old white bag, he did not mind it for a while and when he came across it again he picked it up and found it very heavy to lift.He opened it and found it full of bright yellow golden sovereigns.He closed the bag up again and put it into his pocket and kept on working until dinner time,When one o clock struck he got his bicycle and went home. After his dinner he went up to the bank and told the manager (hour) the whole story. There were over 200 sovereigns in the bag, and he asked the manager how much

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Collector
Teresa Horan
Gender
female
Informant
Fintan Horan
Gender
male
Address
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Language
English