School: Shrule (roll number 7795/7796)

Location:
Shrule, Co. Galway
Teacher:
name not given

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and the cow to the second and the calf to the youngest son. The two elder sons were able to make a living but the calf was no good to the younger son so he decided to kill the calf. He then brought the skin to the fair to sell. As he was going along the wood he saw a magpie. He caught the magpie by chance. At the time magpies were very dear. He got 40 pound's for the magpie. He went home and he showed the money to his brothers and he said he got it for the skins. The other brothers killed the horse and the cow and they only got a few shillings. They came home and they put brother in a bag to be fired into the river when a hare with three

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Collector
Bernard Tedders
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Informant
John Tedders
Gender
male
Address
Shrule, Co. Mayo
Language
English