School: Stonetown, Louth (roll number 16431)

Location:
Stonetown Lower, Co. Louth
Teacher:
P. Ó Dubháin

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Local Sayings

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0668, Page 205

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It's hard to pluck wool off a goat
That beat Addley and Addley beat the Devil
There are long horns on the cows of Connaught
Leave that half one at the back of your soul and say it died
Two more half ones Andy and see is the ass at the door
It's all better than a bad marridge
Where is the snow that was last year
If you have only a buck goat be in the middle of the fair with him
When every-body's house is on fire go home and look at you own chimney
Company brings the dogs to dance and night brings home the crows
I cannot whistle chew meal and drive an ass
Look at the hump of him like a cat going a
You might as well look for the Grace of God in an Orange Lodge as to ask a favour of some-body
Its late to be mending your netts when the eels are in the river.
Its never too late to mend
I dont grease my cabbage twice
You might as well be looking for a needle in a bundle of straw.

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Collector
Peggy Mc Geough
Gender
female
Address
Rosslough, Co. Louth
Informant
Peter Mc Geough
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Rosslough, Co. Louth
Language
English