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- There once was a family who used to make poteen. They owned a jennet. One day the jennet drank a lot of poteen and lay down drunk. When the people saw him they thought he was dead. They skinned him and tool the skin to Boyle and sold it. When they came home they found the jennet walking around the field.
They rushed to Boyle for they skin but it had gone on the train to Dublin.
They did not know what to do so they went to a butcher, and bought a lot of sheep skins.
They went home and fastened the sheep skins on. They stuck, and wool grew on the jennet. They used to take about twenty fleece of wool off the jennet every(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.