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 092

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0016, Page 092

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  3. XML “The Woman at the Jail Gate”
  4. XML “A Vet”
  5. XML “Scéal Eile”

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    when the keeper asked her why it was her brother she selected out of the three she said "Gheobhardh tú fear i drom" which means you will get a man in a bush. "Gheobhardh tú mac i mbuinn" meaning you will get a son in a womb. Ach dearbhrachair ní bfuighidh tú choidhche." But a brother you will never get.
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  2. A vet once came to this village to examine a horse who had a sore hip. He examined the hip that wasn't sore. When I saw him examining it I said in Irish, ní í an cos tinn atá sé ag féachaint ar chor ar bith. To let me know he had Irish he turned to me and said "will you english this.
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    1. seánra
      1. ealaín bhéil (~1,483)
        1. scéalta grinn (~6,086)
    Thomas Brennan
    Cnoc Mhic Scaithil, Co. na Gaillimhe
  3. There was a man living in Ballyhard by the name of Randy McDonald and he was a shoemaker. One day he met with the parish priest of Glenamaddy called Father Conway. The priest took pity on him because he was poor and gave him a shilling. The shoemaker turned to the direction of the
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