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

Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Máire de Staic

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morning the old woman of the house used get up very early and go out into the neighbours field and in the cows track she would leave the churn dash and say
"in do bo-sa ar mo bo-sa
Brigid McHugh Lisduff age about 60 years
Pupils name Maureen Kelly

it is not lucky to make a churning at night because it is said that the fairies bring it and that it is very hard to get back the butter again. If a person came into the house for any utnesil he would not get it until the churning would be mafe. nobody would be allowed to take iron or fire out of the house.
William Donnelly Monument Scabdaiune
Age about 73 years
Pupils name May Joyce