School: Béal Átha Conaill (C.)

Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan
Mary Mulligan
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0968, Page 122

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  1. The silent mouth is meliodious
    Don't throw out the dirty water, until you get the clean water in.
    Far off cows wear long horns.
    Beware of the snarl of a dog, the heels of a horse, and the smile of a Sassenagh.
    While there is life, there is hope.
    Where there is smoke, there is fire.
    God is strong, and merciful.
    The windy day is not the day for thatching.
    It is too late to spare, when all is spent.
    A chance shot may kill the devil.
    Between two stools, one comes to the ground.
    Hunger is good sauce.
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    Mrs J. Mc Cabe
    Snugborough, Co. Cavan