School: Turlough, Béal an Chloga (roll number 14872)

Location:
Turlough, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Áine, Bean Uí Éalaidhe

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Long ago there lived a man named Jack. ...

Long ago there lived a man named Jack He was very poor and was married. He had one cow and he went to the fair to the fair to sell her. He sold the cow to three persons for £16. The three men started argueing for the cow. A policeman came up and told Jack to clear away with the cow.
The men brought Jack to court. He asked an atorney's advice. The atorney told him to say whist leave it so. He went into court and the judge asked him why did he sell the cow to three persons Jack said 'whist leave it so. The judge said take him away he is mad.
Jack met the atorney outside and the atorney asked him for £10 for giving him an advice. Jack said 'whist leave it so. Jack had £48 and his cow instead of £16 and no cow.

Collector
Fergus Linnane
Gender
male
Informant
Pat Linnane
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
56
Address
Sheshia, Co. Clare
Language
English