School: Killashandra (2.)

Killashandra, Co. Cavan
Laura Patton
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0985, Page 50

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    "Cat and Dog"
    The dog and cat are made from a handle of a twig. You pare two sharp ends on the cat. It is abowt four inches long and the dog is about one foot long. You place a stone on the middle of the road. This stone is called the "Granny." You put the cat beside the stone and hit it with the "dog." The other fellow tries to catch it. If he catches it you are out. If he does m not you leave the "dog" beside the stone and he throws the "cat" at it. If he hits it you are out. If he does not hit it you get three strokes at the "cat." You see how far you can put it
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Eric Hastie
    Killashandra, Co. Cavan