School: Porturlan

Location:
Porturlan, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Mrs Mc Tiernan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0964, Page 320

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Once a Glangevlin man was talking to an old thatcher. The Angelus bell rang and the thatcher struck his breast and said
'' The Blessed Virgin Mary, and the Blessed Virgin Mary. '' as that seemed to be all he knew.

The Glangevlin man thought he would have a joke with him and asked '' Do you know from what country the Blessed Virgin came, Paddy? ''
'' I don't know, but she was not a Glangevlin woman anyway '' was the answer.

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Collector
Annie Mc Manus
Gender
female
Age
14
Address
Gorteen, Co. Cavan
Informant
Mrs M.A. Mc Manus
Gender
female
Age
40
Address
Gorteen, Co. Cavan
Language
English