School: N. Seosamh, Cill Lasrach (roll number 16289)

Location:
Killasser, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
S. Mac Carrghamhna

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0126, Page 137

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Tobar a' Churraigh (Cloonfinish)
This well changed from William Bourke's field into Thomas Adam's field because Biddy Tunny washed her feet in it.

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There is an old white thorn bush (at Gavagan's) Cloonfinish and they used to spread the clothes on it.

There is an old white thorn bush (at Gavagan's) Cloonfinish and they used to spread the clothes on it. One night a woman came and said "Don't spread anymore clothes on that bush, there does be more clothes spread on that bush at night than you'd see in your townland". They ceased spreading the clothes on that bush.

Collector
Joseph P. Caron
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs Anthony Gavagan
Gender
female
Age
62
Address
Cloonfinish, Co. Mayo
Language
English

1. The first woman that's at the district well on New Year's Day will have the luck of the year.

2. You'll have a better return out of your milk if you use a crooked churn dash.

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