School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 094

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Wan night ould Hickey was off somewhere.
Anyhow I was waitin' 'till he come home 'till I unyoke the horse.
'Twas about nine o'clock an' I heard a noise outside, an' I thought 'twas Hickey, I went out an' I could see nothin'.
I came in anyhow an' sat down at the fire.
After a little while, I was full sure, I could hear the ould horse comin' down the Avenue.
I went out an' I could see nor hear nothin'.
Begob I went in again an' stayed waitin' for a while, because I knew he'd soon be home.
I was sure he was comin' this time anyway. So I

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Collector
Mary L. Hughes
Gender
female
Address
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Informant
Thomas Carroll
Gender
male
Age
75
Address
Tomgarrow, Co. Wexford
Language
English