School: Doirín Árd, Béal Átha an Dá Chab (roll number 15969)

Cappagh More, Co. Cork
Donncha Ó Dubhgáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0289, Page 004

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    asked him his name. "Begor I knew yer father well when he used be sellin' the top-loadeens of turf to Mrs. Driscoll. "
    The youth got very vexed to the old man for saying such a rude thing to his dead father.
    "Ye blágárd" said he, "don't be coddin' me father or ye'll get a black eye, he was never selling top-loadeens of turf."
    This was told to me by my father. My own name is Pat Joe Barry, Ballybawn, Ballydehob, County Cork.
    October 29th 1937.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.