School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máire de Staic

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Baile an Daingin (C.) | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 423

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Before throwing out the water in which a person washes his feet a split is put into in an these words are said 'go soirbighidh Dia díbh'. The used spill the water gently down on the threshold for fear any spirit would be sheltering out side the door. Long ago the women used never wear shoes only going to Mass. When going to a fair or market they would carry their shoes under their arms. There lived in Lisduff Long ago a man names Patrick borcoran he used make clogs and shoes he used cover them with a kind of skin.

Collector
Maureen Kelly
Gender
female
Informant
Brigid Mc Hugh
Gender
female
Age
60
Address
Lisduff, Co. Mayo
Language
English