School: Tuar an Fhíona, Cluain Meala

Location:
Tooraneena, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Gearóid Ó Coindealbháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0647, Page 328

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In this locality there are many crosses kept in some houses. But then in other houses there are no crosses except the Crucifix and some other little crosses all of which are bought in the shops. There are no crosses made at home except in very few places.
On Christmas Eve the holy is brought in and a small piece of it is put on each picture. It is left up then until the twelfth. On the twelfth it is taken down and it is burned.
On Palm Sunday all the people get palm in the church. It is blessed at Mass and everyone who brings it home keep it

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Collector
Tomás Ó Dúnaighe
Gender
male
Address
Ballynamult, Co. Waterford
Informant
Patrick Downey
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Woodhouse, Co. Waterford
Language
English