On the eve of St. Martin's Day it is customary to kill a fowl and sprinkle the four corners of the kitchen with its blood. They also make a cross on the door with its blood. It is said that machinery of any kind or mills should not be worked on that day as it is believed that St. Martin was ground in a mill.
School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)
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This story is told in connection with St. Martin's Day.
One day as the Blessed Virgin and St. Joseph were traveling they came to the house of a young gentleman and they asked the nights' lodging of him. He gave it to them and everything they asked. During the night the Blessed Virgin