Tig ar árd,nó bean bhreágh ,nó bó bhán, níl aon tháir ar na trí rud sin.
Cogar an phiolúin is deacair é shárú.
Is dáná bean ná much agus is dáná muc ná an Dial
Nuair a glaodhfaidh an coileach ní baol duit.
Bíodh rud agat féin nó bí gan é.
One day O’Brien who lived in lemeneigh castle had men shearing sheep, and a man passing by asked for alms. The owner of the sheep said he would not give him any. The man then said “Níor tháinigh fear bailighthe riamh, ná thiocfaidh fear scapaidhthe ‘na dhiaidh. O’Brien asked what he said and the man told him. He then called him back and gave him a big amount of wool.
Collected by: - Tréasa Nich Aodha, Carhunamodra
Told by: - James Roche, Carhunamadra (her grandfather)
(73 years )