School: Gráinseach, Cill Mocheallóg (roll number 9970)

Location:
Grange, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Loínsigh

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to sell his farm on account of debts due to his own carelessness or idleness or waste.

John S Dooley. Farmer.
Grange,
Kilmallock.

A Jolly Old Tale

Once there lived in Knocklong, Co. Limerick a tailor who was very popular as he was a noted story-teller. People from far and near used to come to him to get their clothes made because not alone was he a famous tailor but the art of story-telling which he practised was another attraction and enticement to many to come to him.
Often other tailors visited him and watched him at work as many people believed he had a “charm” for making clothes and all the other tailors of the neighbourhood were anxious to learn this charm.
Once this tailor fell sick and as he believed his earthly course was about finished he

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Informant
John Dooley
Gender
male
Occupation
farmer
Address
Grange, Co. Limerick
Language
English