School: Scoil an Churnánaigh, Caisleán Nua Thiar

Location:
Newcastle, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Pr. Ó Fionnmhacháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0488, Page 315

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Once upon a time there lived a woman in Killeline and she had a daughter working in Monagea.
One night during the harvest the farmer for whom the girl was working held a festival and the farmer invited all the men that helped him at the harvest. The girl had to serve tea about half past eleven.
While the tea was on the girl received a message saying that her mother was ill. The girl asked the boss to know could she go to see her mother in Killeline. The boss gave her permission to go and see her mother. It was ten minutes

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Collector
John O' Sullivan
Gender
male
Address
Newcastle, Co. Limerick
Informant
Mr Michael O' Sullivan
Gender
male
Age
40
Address
Newcastle, Co. Limerick
Language
English