School: Baile Dháithí, Dunlavin

Location:
Davidstown, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Róisín Bhreathnach

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0915, Page 154

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Once upon a time there were a man and woman living in a house. One day the man was going along the road with an ass and car and he saw a poor boy lying on the side of the road who was murdered by robbers.
The man took pity on him and brought him to his house and put him in bed. After a few days the boy got well, and when he was going off he gave to the woman a nut. He told her she had three wishes and she would get whatever she would wish for.
So the man and woman were wondering what they would wish for. That night when they were eating their supper, the man

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Collector
Elizabeth Hanlon
Gender
female
Address
Knockaderry, Co. Wicklow
Informant
Arthur Hanlon
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
55
Address
Knockaderry, Co. Wicklow
Language
English