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

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

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A Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 06_022

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Long ago there was a man who used to go to town, once a week with turf and he used to come home always drunk. One day a few (days) men took the wheels, from the car, and carried it in the while he was sleeping. The car was carried and also the mule. When they had all inside, they put the wheels under the car, and then put the man into the car and he asleep, and then they locked the door and went out the window. Then when the man woke in the morning

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