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- XML School: Eanach Mór
- XML Page 133
- XML “Poll na Seanteine”
- XML “The Highest Penny”
- XML “Merchants and Money”
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- When St Patrick came to Ireland he went down to a place called Downpatrick to convert an old druid. When he went into the house the old druid would not become a Catholic & then St Patrick went & cut away his house from the mainland & made it an island. When the druid saw that he took up a piece of rock & fired it after St. Patrick. But it fell down in a heap of fire & made three holes in the ground & it is called Poll na Sean-teine from that day to thisTranscribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- One day a farmer's son went to the fair. he asked his father what price would he ask for the cow he had with him + the father said the highest penny in the fair. Off he went _ a buyer came up to him + he asked him what price was he asking for the cow and the boy said the highest penny in the fair. The buyer took a penny + put it on top of his stick + raised the stick up + said "that is the highest penny in the fair" and the boy gave him the cow for it.
There is and amadán in every place you go.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- One time two merchants were counting their sacks of gold & before they had finished they heard the noise of robbers coming along. They picked up their Sacks & went to where they saw a light. When(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Mártain Ó Braonáin