School: Valleymount

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 136

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lot of green vegetables such as cabbage, lettuce, etc.
The hawk builds its nest of twigs, generally or the remains of a last-years nest of a crow or a magpie. It lays about five eggs. The hawk preys on small birds, such as chickens. The hawk can remain in the same place in the air by flapping her large wings.

The crane builds her nest in the top of a tall tree. She lays about 6 eggs. She makes the nest and leaves two holes in it for her legs. When she is in the nest she puts her legs out through the holes. The crane lives on small fish.
The Robin builds her nest in a hole in a ditch. She lays about 4 or five eggs. She builds her nest of moss and she lines it with wool. There is a song attached to the robin.
Twith Twith Twee
Will you listen to me
Who stole the 4 eggs I layed
And the nice nest I made

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Collector
Cassie Cullen
Gender
female
Address
Carrigacurra, Co. Wicklow
Informant
Mr Lawlor
Gender
male
Age
40
Occupation
stone-cutter
Address
Carrigacurra, Co. Wicklow
Language
English