School: An t-Éadan Mór

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0960, Page 198

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(1) There was a man one time and he was asked by a neighbour to thrash corn. He was very tall and the barn was too low to wind the flail. So the way he wrought it was he went outside to wind the flail every time and then he came in.

Collector
George Mc Kenna
Gender
male
Address
Tonyfinnigan, Co. Monaghan
Informant
Mr P. Mc Kenna
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Tonyfinnigan, Co. Monaghan
Language
English

(2) There was a poor man one time in Donegal. Every where he went he carried a very heavy bag along with him. The people began to get suspicious of him. They thought he was stealing, so one day while he was taking tea in a house they examined the bag and they found an old wisened cow's head in hit. They asked him why he carried such an article about with him. So he told them that he always heard

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