School: Mainistir Ó dTórna

Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry
Mícheál Ó Ríoghbhardáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0413, Page 019

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  1. One day a boy asked leave to go out from school. Hours, days, months, and years passed but he did not return. When he did return however he found everything changed - the master, pupils, appearance, and place. The teacher inquired who he was and the purpose of his errand. The master then asked what was his name and on looking up the roll book found it. "You have, he said, been absent at least two hundred years". Thereupon the youth faded away and became an aged old withered man. He had been listening to the Birds of Paradise.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. agents (~1)
      1. animal-lore (~1,185)
        1. bird-lore (~2,478)
  2. Tyler, Tully, Ceó Bótair, Mouisin, Stampy, Buntie, Buailie, Dyker, Face the Wall, Nanto, Quitin, Grinder, Gearols, Cheap Meal,
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.