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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 617

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would bring all the milk and butter if that person did not strike a blow on the cream with the churndash.
If a person was making a churning while a funeral was passing it would be right to stop the churning and follow the funeral.

The water and soap that washes the corpse should be thrown in a sheltery place. It is not right to sweep the dust of the floor out while the corpse is in the house. When the corpse has been taken to the church the chairs and tables are turned up side down. The person who washes the corpse

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Collector
May Joyce
Gender
female
Address
Ballyglass, Co. Mayo
Informant
Patrick Joyce
Gender
male
Age
64
Address
Ballyglass, Co. Mayo
Language
English