School: Gort na Díogha (roll number 15587)

Gort na dTíobh Thiar, Co. na Gaillimhe
Séamus Ó Dochartaigh Bean Uí Dhochartaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0016, Page 026

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0016, Page 026

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    playing in the room. Two men who had been married first asked the third man "how do you like your wife"? Bedad I like her well. I bet she's as obedient as any of yours. Well, we'll make a bet. The first man called his wife - "Mary come here." She answered "Wait till I deal the cards."
    The next man called aloud "Kate, come down here" Kate replied "Wait till I play this game." The third man - that man who took a chance on the wild cailín - called on his own "Sara" come. Immediately, the cards were flung on the table and away Sara goes to her husband.
    The bet was won. This was the result of the good training she was given by her husband.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. "Ná téirigh a wallach choidhche ar thoil De."

    "Na moll agus na cáin an gort go bfeicfhidh tú an Meiteamh thart"

    Lucky Day - Sometimes Friday, sometimes Saturday the odd day

    All adhere to the custom of sowing some little thing on Good Friday
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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        1. seanfhocail (~4,377)
    Thomas Brennan
    Cnoc Mhic Scaithil, Co. na Gaillimhe