School: Caladh (C.) (roll number 8740)

Location:
Callow, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Bean Uí Éaráin

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Games I Play

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0126, Page 38

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I play many different games throughout the year. I have certain games for spring, others for summer, and autumn, while in winter I play different games entirely.

In spring I play games out of doors. I swing, I skip, I play hidings, I play tick, I play Jack stones, and colours.
In Summer I play some of the spring games. They are Jack stones, high windows, thread, thread the needle. hidings, and frog in the pan.
In autumn I play other games. These are picking blackberries, haws, sloes, and bilberries.
In winter I have other games which are played in the nights. These are dallóg, playing cards, giving round the ring, and playing frog.
The words I say playing tick are ettle attle black bottle ettle attle out if you buy a penny bottle

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Collector
Éanas Mac Dhómhnaill
Gender
male
Address
Callow, Co. Mayo
Language
English