School: Ceathrú na hAille (Carnahallia) (roll number 7416)

Cahernahallia, Co. Tipperary
Máirtín Ó Madadhain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0540, Page 357

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0540, Page 357

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  1. "Don't count our chickens before they are hatched"
    "A persons mouth often broke his nose"
    "Everyone has his own story"
    "A rainbow in the morning is shepherds warning. A rainbow in the night is shepherds delight"
    He's a poor priest who hasn't a clerk.
    It does not matter if your born in a duckyard if you're hatched from a swan egg.
    The world wold not a racehorse from ass.
    You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear.
    A person who fails to get what he is often striving after is often glad to accept something inferior: When all else fails, welcome haws".
    When a person shows no sign of gratitude for a good turn as if it passed completely from his memory people say, "Eaten bread is soon forgotten".
    A person is sent upon some dangerous mission as when the persons he is going to are his deadly enemies, this is "Sending the goose on a message to the fox's den".
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