School: Bailieboro (Model)

Bailieborough, Co. Cavan
A. Ó Dubhda
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1011, Page 059

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    boot will you give me for this horse?" which meant what swop would the other man make.
    6. "Tick" is an expression commonly used which mean credit, as "I got it on tick."
    7. Another slang word used in trading was can't, and sometimes if a man offered twenty pounds for an animal he would say "I'll give you five pounds a leg.
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  2. Two people call a side and one of the sides goes to one side of the room and everybody gets a partner and while everybody repeats the rhyme two pairs walk up and down the room:
    The grand old Duke of Yorth.
    He had so many men.
    He marched them up to the hill
    And he marched them down again,
    And when you're up you're up.
    And when you're down you're down,
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    1. activities
      1. social activities (~7)
        1. entertainments and recreational activities (~5,933)
    Miss E. Mc Cartney
    Bailieborough, Co. Cavan