School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 042

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There was a woman named Mrs Summers who lived in Rathkyle, and there was a small farmer living near her who hadn't many cows.

This man could never get any milk from the cows, so he said there was somebody milking them at night.
He got a couple of fellas to watch the cows this night to see who was milking them, and they had two greyhounds with them.
They watched for a long time, but at long last a hare came along and began to suck the cows.
The men set the greyhounds

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Collector
Alice Murphy
Gender
female
Address
Coolnagree, Co. Wexford
Informant
John Lacey
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Coolnagree, Co. Wexford
Language
English