School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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Proverbs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 09_018

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Whenever a person is boasting about all the trades he knows and he not knowing how to do anything he is called "Jack of all trades and master of none".
If a field is ploughed and the furrow is crooked the people say "It was not a Kerry man ploughed that field".
When a man is taking his time when he is working, and if the foreman tells him to hurry on with the work he says that "Rome was not built in a day" Then

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Collector
Pádraig De Núinnseáin
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Informant
Peter Phelan
Gender
male
Age
40
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English