School: Munlough

Location:
Munlough North, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
D. Brady

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0964, Page 170

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Once upon a time there lived four brothers at Lisanover in the County Cavan. the four brothers did not know which of them would become King.
One day they concerted to plough a field and whoever would plough the most scores would become king. The four brothers had four horses. They set out to plough the field and when they had the filed ploughed the youngest brother had the most scores done. So the youngest brother was made King. He built a castle to live in. He made the mortar of bullocks

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Informant
Francis Maguire
Gender
male
Address
Clontycarnaghan, Co. Cavan
Language
English