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- Donóg and DómnaillLong ago there lived a man and his wife named Dómnaill and Donóg. Donóg had no sense and she always did everything wrong. Dómnaill had nothing but a cow and a little garden of cabbage. When all there food was gone Dómnaill decided to kill the cow. When the cow was killed, Dómnaill cut it up and said, "Now, we will have a piece of meat to put along with every head of cabbage". He meant, when she was boiling the cabbage she could put a piece of meat along with it, but she misunderstood him. As soon as he went out to work, she went to the garden and left a piece of meat on every head of cabbage. When Dómnaill came home from his worl in the evening he said, "What are all the dogs doing out a the back of the house?" "Oh, they are [always] out there all day, eating the meat", said Donóg. "What meat?" said Dómnaill(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.