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- Níl aon tinntáin mar do thinntáin féin.
Marbh le tae agus marbh gan é.
Don’t count your chickens until they are hatched.
A slip of the tongue is no fault of the mind.Collected by: - Tomás Hawes, Kilnaboy
Told by: - John Hawes, Kilnaboy, (his father)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Silk and wool though spun with time and care, in spite of art the coarseness will appear.
The longest day must have an end, and the dearest friends must part.
Many a one cut a rod to beat himself.Collected by: - Nóra Ní Chasadhaigh, Ballycashen.
Told by: - Thomas Cassidy, Ballycashen, (her father)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.