School: Balscadden (roll number 9492)

Balscaddan, Co. Dublin
P. Ó Séaghdha Francis Shaw
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0783, Page 147

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  1. Christmas is a very joyful and exciting time of the year. It is kept in honour of Our Saviours birth. Most Irish people keep the old Irish customs, - decorating the house with holly and ivy, lighting the Christmas candle and leaving it on the window to show the weary traveller light, making the plum pudding, staying at home and eating the Christmas dinner in the evening with the candle lighting in the table, going to Mass before day break and visiting the crib and wishing each other a Happy Christmas.
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