School: Baile Ard

Location:
Ballard, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Floinn

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A Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0627, Page 025

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There was a girl living in this locality long ago her name was Noreen. She lived with her two sisters and her mother. Noreen's job was bringing the goat to the mountain.
One day when she was gone to the mountain her two sisters killed there mother. They buried her in the wood. When Noreen came home she began to cry and lament over her mother. The two sister said to her if she did not shut up
When morning came she went away making a living for herself. The cat which was in the house followed her I am your grandmother said the cat to Noreen I will stay here at

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Collector
Veronica Flynn
Gender
male
Address
Ballard, Co. Clare
Language
English