School: An t-Éadan Mór

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

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the way my father would do it". "Oh! a nice man too" said the son. The father said he was a damn sight a nicer man than your father.

1. There was a man thatching a house one time and the people who owned the house were misers. They thought that if the thatcher would come down and take his meals in the house that he would be longer thatching and they would have to pay him more money.
One morning the woman of the house took a bowl of porridge and milk up the ladder to him. Then she went into the house. The man took the porridge and when he was finished he dropped the bowl down on the street. The noise of the bowl falling brought the woman out and she shouted to him why did he drop the bowl and he said he would loose too much time going down with it.

Collector
John Joe Mc Kenna
Gender
male
Address
Ardnasallem, Co. Monaghan
Informant
Mr Owen Smith
Gender
male
Age
40
Address
Ardnasallem, Co. Monaghan
Language
English