School: Naomh Muire, Droichead Átha (roll number 8052)

Location:
Drogheda, Co. Louth
Teacher:
Sr. M. Bernard Mc Cabe

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A cat was once walking along a road. He noticed a poor man lying on a bank. The man had pieces of cloth tied around his shoes as they were full of holes. The cat was very sorry for the man. He went home and during the night he jumped up on a high wall nearby. He began to mew with all his might. He awoke all the neighbours and they were so vexed that they threw their shoes out the window at him. The next morning he ran back to where the poor man was and guided him to where all the shoes were and gave them to him. The poor man was delighted.

Collector
Kathleen Cunningham
Gender
female
Informant
Mr Tiernan
Gender
male
Age
65
Address
Legavoureen Park, Co. Louth
Language
English

Monday's child is fair of face
Tuesday's child is full of grace
Wednesday's child is merry and glad
Thursday's child is sorry and sad
Friday's child is loving and giving
Saturday's child must work for his living
Sunday's child is blithe bonny good and gay