School: Colehill (C.), Mullingar (roll number 14673)

Location:
Colehill, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Kathleen Morris

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0750, Page 174

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Once upon a time there was an old man who had three very wise sons and an old witch christened them Bun Well Hear Well and Shoot Well One day Run Well was out in a field with his leg ted up trying to catch a hare A man came across him and asked him what he was doing out in a field with his leg tied up He said trying to catch a hare Then said the man How will you catch him with that leg tied "I will run after him I might catch him too quickly if I did not tie up that leg" Then said the man "Get up and let me see you run you must be a great runner "I am said

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Collector
Kathleen Mullin
Gender
female
Age
circa 11
Informant
Mrs Boyce
Gender
female
Age
67
Address
Carrickedmond, Co. Longford
Language
English