School: Muclach

Mucklagh, Co. Offaly
S. Ó Néill
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0805, Page 042

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    husband was anxious to cure her of the habits. One morning he rushed breathless into the house. He dropped into a chair and was speechless. He, his wife ran up to him and hastily asked what was the matter. At last her husband gasped out "Oh dear the black cow has eaten up the iron milk pail. His wife was as ready with her tongue as ever. She hardly gave him time to get out the last word before she shouted aloud. "I told you so, I told you so". You always would let the pail stand out of doors.
    Written by Teresa Walsh
    Screggan, Tullamore. Age 12 years
    Told by Mrs Walsh, Screggan, Tullamore Age 40 years
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.