School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

Filter stories

Back
/ 127 Forward
Resolution: Low | High
Hornicks and the Priest Fr Doyle

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 033

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. See copyright details »

On this page

Hornick's lived where
Mr James O'Brien, Oldcourt
is liven now. They were
Protestants and ould Hornick
died.
Father Doyle was the parish
priest in Adamstown that time,
and he and his boy were passin'
by Hornick's this even anyhow,
and the boy sez to the priest.
"I suppose ould Hornick is
in hell by now", and the priest
just said "I suppose he is."

Well wasn't ould Hornick's son
listenin' to them, and he was
ragin', and he came to the priest
and tould him

(continues on next page)
Collector
Mary L. Hughes
Gender
female
Address
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Informant
John Shea
Gender
male
Age
73
Address
Scullaboge, Co. Wexford
Language
English