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 107

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  3. XML “Burkes of Glynsk Castle”
  4. XML “Bóthar Buí”

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    for me." "He will fly away." "Go and see" said the priest.
    The man went and he did not stir. He brought the bird to the priest and the priest took the bird in his hand and began to pluck the feathers one by one off the bird. The feathers flew in all directions. Then the priest said "the day will come when there will be no trace of the Burkes no more than them feathers.
    In a month's time the sister of Sir John went as a street woman above in Dublin. It was not long until the Burkes of Glynsk were all banished and nothing remains now but the ruins of their castle.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. There was once a woman at Bothar Buidhe and she had a shop. The shop was a little cabin. The owner of the shop was Molly Finerty. She used to go to Galway now and again for tobacco. She
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. gníomhaíochtaí eacnamaíocha
        1. trádáil
          1. díol agus ceannach (~3,622)
    2. táirgí
      1. táirgí bia (~3,601)
    Tom Brennan
    Cnoc Mhic Scaithil, Co. na Gaillimhe