School: Garryross

Garryross, Co. an Chabháin
Bean Uí Eochagáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0995, Page 463

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0995, Page 463

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  4. XML “The Minister and the Parrot”

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  1. Story
    Jemmy Johnny was a farmer who lived in the townland of Aughlion some 40 years ago. She was nicknamed the Gom. This day he had a man digging potatoes, and the day came []. They went in and sat down at the fire on which was a pot of spuds boiling. Jemmy asked Frankie (another nickname a lad), to sing a song.
    After great fencing he started of
    There came to the mountain a poor gom from Erin
    The skin on his a - was a tight as a drum
    He sat by the fire watching the praties
    Saying heavenly father will they ever be done
    Given by Patt Lee Cornacreeve.
    The minister and the Parrott
    particular house had a parrott
    imitated everything it heard.
    Coal man was getting []
    One day taking orders for caol.
    He shouted in any coal to-day
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. seánra
      1. scéalta (~478)
      2. ealaín bhéil (~1,483)
        1. scéalta grinn (~6,086)
      3. filíocht
        1. filíocht na ndaoine (~9,504)
    Pat Lee
    Cornacreeve, Co. an Chabháin
  2. This particular house had a parrot that imitated everything it heard. A coal man was going his rounds one day taking orders for coal. He shouted in "any coal today
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.