School: Kilturk (B.)

Location:
Kilmore, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Briain

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Funny Story

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0878, Page 006

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Funny Story.

One night there was an "auld" woman living by herself near a graveyard in Grange she kept a nice black cat which was her only pet. Sometimes this "auld" cat of her would go away and wouldn't be seen again for a long time, although people used to think he always stayed in the church yard.
One night anyway this "auld" woman was going home from a "wake" and 'twas in the dead 'o the night, and begob, when she was passin by the church style wasn't there a big black cat as big as a calf, an two eyes as big as " tay-cups"
"When you go home tonight" says the big cat

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Informant
Mr W. Cahill
Gender
male
Age
52
Address
Kilmore, Co. Wexford
Language
English