School: Bennekerry, Carlow

Location:
Bennekerry, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
Liam Ó hAodha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0907, Page 417

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so as to make the clay fine. Then it is made into drills. Some farmers sow the potatoes under the manure. Others sow then over it.
When the potato harvest comes in, women are hired for the picking.

"A good beginning is half the work"
"A shut mouth catches no flies"
"A stitch in time saves nine"
"The eye of his master does more work than both his hands"
"As long as a wet Sunday"
As long as the 29th of June"
Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise"
"Lost time is never found again"
"Never count your chickens, before they are hatched"

"The longer you live the more you will know"
Far away cows wear long horns"
"A stitch in time saves nine"
"It is a long lane that has no turning"

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Collector
John Norris
Gender
male
Address
Browne's Hill, Co. Carlow
Language
English