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

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

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lighted They used put twelve names on the twelve rushes and whichever rush was the first to die out, that would be the first person to die.
Mrs. Derivan Ballindine
Age 50 yrs.
Pupils name Maura Waldion

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On Christmas night they put a candle in every window as the Blessed Virgin is supposed to travel around on that night and the candles show her light.
Mrs. Mc Manus, Cloonmore, Ballinde
Age 53 yrs
Pupils name - Brigid McManus
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Of the flood rises on Christmas Night the Christmas and early spring will be wet.
Mrs. Joyce Ballyglass, Scandawne
Age 48 yrs
Pupils name - May Joyce

On Christmas night they put a candle in every window as the Blessed Virgin is supposed to travel around on that night and the candles show her light