A bhraithre Dún na nGall,
A chuireas na crainn go tiugh
Ní fhaghfaimíd ubhlaí ó’n a mbárr
Ach mar a chuireas muid sail fá’n a mbuin.
Féil’ Bríghde BricínBain an chluas de’n fheircín
Agus tabhair a sháith do’n dailtín.This verse refers to the hospitality of St. Brigid and used to be said by boys and girls going round with the brideóg St. Brigid’s nigh--
Sgéal.There was a house and the people were so poor that there was nothing to eat in it but a cat and a mouse. They killed the cat and roasted it and ate it on a Saturday night. They also killed the mouse and hung it up to have it to eat on the next day.