School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

Location:
Soran, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Wilfred O'Callaghan

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Tailors

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 153

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It is said in my district that tailors could fool anyone.
One day a tailor met a giant in a forest and the giant asked him had he any strength. The tailor told him that he was the strongest man in the world but the giant wished to prove his strength. He brought him to a forest where there was a large tree lying on the ground and he asked him to help him carry it. The giant lifted the tree and walked in front and the tailor walked behind him. As soon as they began to walk the tailor jumped up in the tree and

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Collector
Albert Murphy
Gender
male
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Informant
Michael Murphy
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
52
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Language
English