School: An t-Éadan Mór

Location:
Edenmore, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
S. Mac Philib

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him. He threw a spoonful of porridge to the boy again and again but the boy still followed him.
When he had all his porridge given to the boy he went back home and told his mother what he head done with the porridge. His mother told him he was a good boy and she made more porridge and sent it with him.
This time he threw a spoonful of porridge to the boy again and again and when he went to the field where his brother was working he had no porridge left for him. Billy told Jack where he threw the porridge and Jack began to cry. jack saw the porridge going home and he understood the story. Jack told his mother about Billy throwing the porridge to his shadow and his mother made porridge for both of them.