School: Coillte Bó (roll number 15984)

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

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Hallow Eve

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0107, Page 460

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On November's Night people go ducking for apples in a tub of water. The water is about one foot high in a tub. It is a custom for people to go into the nabours cabbage and bring it out on the road and kick it along the roade. Girls go into a garden of cabbage with their eyes closed. Which ever of them get the biggest head of cabbage it is sead she will get married first.
People get three saucers and leave them on the table. They put clay water in clean water in another and dirty water in another. If one puts ones hand in the clean water they will get a clean man and if one puts ones hand in the clay water it is sead that

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Collector
Martin Egan
Gender
male
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Egan
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Curneen, Co. Mayo
Language
English