School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

Location:
Kiltybo, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Michael S. Ó Ceallaigh

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The Games I Play

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 370

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We play a great many games during the year. Their names are "Follow Luke and follow John," "Frog in the mud," "The ring," "Four corner fool, playing ? stones," hiding go seek, Catching each other, Oftentimes we play "Lurabog Larabog." Sometimes in the
evenings I make a shop and fill it with pieces of delph and bottles and then I sell them ? again. Also we play My dog will not bite you. In Summer we amuse ourselves very much. We go gathering flowers. In Autumn we go nutcracking and blackberry picking and in Winter we make bird-cradles. In part of Winter and in the beginning of Spring when frost and snow are on the ground, we amuse ourselves very much, we go sliding and making snow-men and firing snowballs at each other. On Sundays we go visiting to each other and in Summer

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Collector
Nora Mc Nicholas
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Mc Nicholas
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Language
English