School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 056

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Years ago there was a ship goin' to Australia with passengers.

There were many passengers from many countries, especially from Ireland, and a Russian who had no religion.
When they were in the middle of the Indian Ocean, a terrific storm arose, and the passengers were filled with fear, and they commenced to pray to the Mother of God, and to the Father of Jesus Christ to send down their Son to save them.
This Russian at first smiled to himself at their praying, and asking Heavenly help, for he had no religion,

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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