School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 083

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Some time ago there lived two
men who were rogues.
Their names were Tom Murphy,
and Pat Rossiter.
One night they went out to steal,
and they has a young boy with
them.
They stole two sheep, and on their
way home Tom bet five pounds
with the boy that
he would not be abe to steal the
sheep on hom or on Pat.
The boy took the bet.
They had to go through a wood
going home.
The boy went on before them.
Pat decided to go home another way,
but Tom went through the wood.
The boy took off his shoes, and
placed one of them on the stile

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Collector
Mary L. Hughes
Gender
female
Address
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Informant
Bob Connolly
Gender
male
Age
68
Address
Misterin, Co. Wexford
Language
English