School: An Chluain

Location:
An Chluain, Co. Chorcaí
Teacher:
Tadhg Ó Cearbhaill
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0274, Page 423

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  1. Long ago three Murphy boys from Barness and a few others went to Waterford digging potatoes. At that time a person would have to get a pass, just as they would if they were going to America. These boys had no pass so they were put into prison. The Mayor of Waterford asked them who was their chief. They said O Sullivan Beara. He then said "O he is the cowboy". When the boys arrived home they told the story to O Sullivan Beara, and what the Mayor had called him. On hearing this O Sullivan at once went from Dunboy to Waterford on horse back. When he arrived there, he told the coward to stand his ground. The answer was made to him that he was gone to Cork. O Sullivan then went to Cork, but when
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    Language
    English
    Collector
    Máire Ní Murchadha
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Na hAilichí, Co. Chorcaí
    Informant
    Seán Ó Murchadha
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    85
    Occupation
    Feirmeoir
    Address
    Na hAilichí, Co. Chorcaí