School: Kilcullen (B.)

Location:
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Broin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 06_021

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There was a certain widow who had a very lazy son.
She began to get poorer and poorer until she had to sell her last cow. Jack was the boy's name and he set out to sell the cow. He met a man who had beans. The boy sold the cow for the beans. When he came home his mother threw the beans out through the window.
In the morning the beans grew very

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Collector
Seán Ó Broin
Gender
male
Address
Castlefish, Co. Kildare
Informant
John Byrne
Gender
male
Language
English