School: Boston (roll number 10212)

Location:
Coimín Bhostúin, Co. Chill Dara
Teacher:
Bean Uí Dhocharthaigh
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    He said, "My Mother I know a lily fairer and lovlier than that one." Mary felt disappointed. They journeyed on. A dove rested on her Shoulder, and she gave it to her Son. She said "What a pretty dove" He said "I know a dove purer than this" Mary became silent at His words. Then they came to a stream. The Child washed His Hands. He then turned to His Mother and said "Mother I know a fountain purer and clearer than this" They went home to Nazareth, and Mary taking Him on her knees asked Him what he meant by saying "He knew a lily fairer, a dove purer a fountain clearer than those you saw" He whispered softly into her ear, "Mother it was you I meant"
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  2. My home district is Boston. It is in the parish of Rathangan, and in the Barony of East Offaly. There are five families living in Boston. Two houses are thatched, one slated and two sheet ironed. No one has the
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    Topics
    1. áit-spás-timpeallacht
      1. riaradh talún (~4,110)
    Language
    English
    Location
    Coimín Bhostúin, Co. Chill Dara
    Collector
    May Corcoran
    Gender
    Female
    Age
    13
    Address
    Coimín Bhostúin, Co. Chill Dara