School: Tuar an Fhíona, Cluain Meala

Tooraneena, Co. Waterford
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sticks out helps to hold the cord. I then get a 'skivver'.
Then I go out and set the snare. I drive down the stake down in the ground at the side of the rabbit path. I also stick the skivver down about a few inches in front of the stake. I put a cut on the top of it. Shaping the wire in a circle I stick it in the cut. The skivver holds it about four inches from the ground. When the rabbit comes he runs into it. The loop slips and he is captured because the wire squeezes on him.

Monday is considered a rather unlucky day of the week. It is believed by most people that it's unlucky to cut a person's hair on Monday. It's also unlucky to dig a grave on Monday while it is also unlucky for a dressmaker to cut out

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Pádraig Teidhirs
Cahernaleague, Co. Waterford