School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 19_018

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Potatoes are never sprayed in this area as the ground does not contain any disease. They are dug in late June and early July and are then out in a pit.
Medium sized potatoes are said to be the best for eating.

I have often heard people saying:- "That lad is surely a son of his father." It is said when a lad acts the same as his father. People often say "Don't hurry, the day is long" but there is an answer:- " As long as the day is the night comes."
"Curiousty killed the cat, and information made her fat" is said

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Collector
Maithiú Ó Ceallaigh
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English