School: Baile Dubh, (C.) (roll number 15541)

Location:
Ballyduff, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Bríd, Bean Uí Dhriaghail

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money from your parents on Monday you would not get it, they would be afraid you would keep asking them for it all the week.
I often heard the story of the Old Cow. The poor old cow lived through the cold month of March. She thought then that the month of April would be fine and that the grass would grow, but the three first days of April were very cold and they killed the old cow.
If the cuckoo was heard in the woods and if a person had not planted his oats before that, the people would say that he is a "Cuckoo farmer" and the crop would be poor and thin and it would be called a "Cuckoo Crop".

Collector
Lizzie Daly
Gender
female
Address
Ballyduff, Co. Waterford
Informant
James Daly
Gender
male
Age
58
Address
Ballyduff, Co. Waterford
Language
English