School: Naomh Seosamh, Shrule

Shrule, Co. Mayo
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going around the second time. The race started and he had the whip in his right hand the second time so she betted and won. When the race was over he went hao home. The judge did not want to give them the prize because he said the horse would not win unless there was a fairy riding on him. Then they sent an envoy to see "Sean boy" and when the envoy was in Casp Castle Hackett he found him asleep. Then they got the race. My father John Boham told this story. Paul Boham.

When a coal falls off the fire it is a sign that somebody is coming into the house.
When you see two hens fighting it is a sign that a stranger is coming.
When you see a wisp caught on a hen's tail it is a sign that there is somebody dead.
If you see a dog eating grass it is a sign of rain.
When a cat is after washing his face

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