School: Tunnyduff

Tonyduff, Co. Cavan
Micheál Ó Cathaláin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1015, Page 134

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  1. One time there was a schoolmaster and he had three pupils. His name was Brian. he taught his pupils nothing but lies. There was a law in the country that no person could tell a lie. The king was going to hang a widows son for telling lies. This day when the pupils went into the school The schoolmaster told them that he would not teach any that day. He told them he was going to see the widows son a hanging. The three pupils said they would go with him. The four of them m went off. They went on and on until they came to a hill. They saw a farm house at the foot of (a) the hill. Brian sent one of the pupils down for bread Brian told him that he might meet the man on the street and he would say -: "Good day and the pupil was to say "Good day Sir." The man would ask him
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    Kathleen O' Brien
    Greaghettiagh, Co. Cavan
    Mrs K. Cooney