School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

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

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Emblems and Objects

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 431

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Palm is hung behind a rafter in memory of Our Lord when the Jews threw it on the road for Our Lord to walk on. On St. Brigid's day a cross is woven from rushes. It is hung behind a rafter in an outhouse and it is said it is very lucky. The size of St. Brigid's is about one foot.
A horse shoe is covered with bright silver paper and it is hung behind a door.
It is made out of iron and it is generally made by a blacksmith.
Long ago people used to go to Knock, and bring a stone and cement. The used to say that the stone and cement was very holy.
People go each year to perform a station at brough

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Collector
Joe Healy
Gender
male
Address
Cloonmore Lower, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Healy
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Cloonmore Lower, Co. Mayo
Language
English