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 655

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On St. Stephen's Day boys used to dress in rags and go from house to house gathering money for the poor and the girls used gather butter and eggs or anything at all for the poor.
James Waldron Ballindine
Age 61 yrs
Pupil's name - Nanetta Waldron

New Year's Day
I
When the bells used to ring the old year out and the new year in the people swept the floor to sweep out the dust of the floor out the back door and in the front-door to bring good luck.
Ms. Derivan Ballindine
Age 50 yrs.
Maura Waldron
II
The people long ago would not put