School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

Location:
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
D. Curtis

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 018

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There was a man named
John O'Brien an' he was
workin' with Lord Carew of
Castleboro, Co Wexford.
He went out wan day to
cut down an ash tree to
make furniture, an he been
a lazy fella. he sat down an'
went to sleep
After some hours the Lord
was passing by in his
carriage, an' he ordered the
coachman to stop.
He got out of his carriage,
an' walked to where O'Brien
was sleepin'.
He awoke O'Brien from his
slumbers, but he didn't stir
from his position.

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Collector
Maureen Murphy
Gender
female
Address
Knockreigh, Co. Wexford
Informant
Philip Murphy
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Knockreigh, Co. Wexford
Language
English