School: Yellow Furze

Location:
Yellow Furze, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Síle, Bean Uí Leamhain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0684, Page 327

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There were two men who resided around this part of the country at one time, who were very witty.
One was Henry from Horsestown, and the other was Gregan from the Glude. Henry had the relief at that time, and he would have to go to Navan for it, and he always went by train for it.
One night at a wake Henry was in first, and when Gregan came in there was no remarks past for a time.
Then Henry said, "O Johnie I did not see you until now". "O then" said Gregan "If I was relieving officer you would see me long ago.
"I heard you were begging by steam

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