School: Valleymount

Location:
Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Dll. Ó Cochláin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 100

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all cannot be yours. I will have this one. So the next morning the corpse was to be seen and he won his bet.

There was once a Schoolmaster he taught school down in Kildare.
Tor amusement for the children at playhour he used to turn himself into a rabbit and sometimes into a rat and get the children to run after him to see which of them would catch him.
This was going on for a longtime till the children began to talk about the sport they used to have running after the master at playhour.
The people began to think that he was not a right master.
They planned to get a pack of hounds.
The next day they got the children to get him to turn himself into a hare or a rabbit.

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Collector
Cassie Cullen
Gender
female
Address
Carrigacurra, Co. Wicklow
Informant
Mrs John Cullen
Gender
female
Age
42
Address
Carrigacurra, Co. Wicklow
Language
English