School: Breaffy (roll number 15555)

Breaghwy, Co. Mayo
Peadar Ó Catháin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0147, Page 247

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  1. Once upon a time an old woman was sweeping a floor. As she was sweeping she found a sixpence. She said to herself, that she would buy a pig. She went to the fair and bought the pi. When she was coming home, she had to cross a stream and the pig would not cross for her.
    She looked round and she saw a dog, and she said. "Dog, dog, bite the pig and put it across the stream" but the dog would not bite the pig. She looked round again and saw a stick and she called
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Folktales index
    AT2030: The Old Woman and her Pig
    Mrs Naughton
    Breaghwy, Co. Mayo