School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 06_018

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Once upon a time there was an old drunkard and he wanted a suit of clothes because his own clothes were very torn.
One day he had two pounds and he was very thirsty. He thought of a plan, he said that he would toss up a penny and if it came a head he would not drink it, but if it came a harp he would drink it. He (thought) threw it up the coin and it came down a head. "That is not a fair toss said he. So he tossed it up again and it came a harp and he said

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Collector
Nellie Casey
Gender
female
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
John Hanlon
Gender
male
Age
62
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry