School: Cappamore (B.) (roll number 7480)

Location:
Cappamore, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
James McCarthy

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0520, Page 198

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The Robin is liked best of all the birds, because she tried to pull the nails from Our Lord's feet, and hands when He was crucified, and his sacred blood went on her breast, and that is the reason she got the name Robin Red Breast.
The wren spied on Our Lord when the soldiers came along, and she told the road where He was gone. All the boys hunt the wren on Saint Stephen's Day the 26th of December.

Collector
James Sweeney
Gender
male
Age
14
Address
Cappamore, Co. Limerick
Language
English