School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 068

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There was a fella wan time and he was lightin' his pipe wan night and he passin' the churchyard.
Just as he was puttin' a match to his pipe, somebody else who he couldn't see, put up another pipe to get lit.
The man got such a fright that he went to the priest and told him about it.
The priest told him that instead of smokin' when passin' the churchyard, that he should say a prayer for the repose of the souls there.

Collector
Mary L. Hughes
Gender
female
Address
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Informant
Kate Jourdan
Gender
female
Age
77
Address
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Language
English