School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 172

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Once there was a man coming from Longford and he went astray. He had to cross a river on his way. He crossed the river and then he journeyed on. After he was a while walking, he came to the river and had to cross it the second time.
When he crossed it he thought he was at home and began to undress to go to bed. Before going to bed he took out his Rosary beads to say his prayers.
When his was saying them he looked around him to where he was and was in the centre

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Collector
Albert Murphy
Gender
male
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Informant
Patrick Prunty
Gender
male
Age
67
Address
Aghaward, Co. Longford
Language
English