School: Cor an Chasáin

Cornasaus, Co. Cavan
E. Ó Raghallaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1020, Page 297

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  1. Funny Stories
    There was once a man and he had one son and his mother was dead he was twenty years of age before he got out side the door in fact. One day the father was going to the fair and he brought him with him. When they were in the town he saw two girls on bicycles and he asked his father what were they; he said they were geese. When the were about to leave the town the father asked him what he would buy for him this being his first time out: "Ah father buy me a goose."
    Author -- Patrick Lee
    Dignavanty Cootchill
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
        1. jokes (~6,086)
    Folktales index
    AT1678: The Boy who had Never Seen a Woman
    Patrick Lee
    Dinginavanty, Co. Cavan