School: Damastown (roll number 12327)

Damastown, Co. Dublin
Delia Wilson
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0787, Page 263

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  1. It is thought unlucky an animal to be born at Whitsuntide.
    People say there is an unlucky hour in Whit Sunday.
    If a person is born at Whitsuntide he is counted unlucky. If he struck you in anger the blow would be fatal.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. Saturdays flitting is a short sitting. If you give away money on Monday you will be giving it away all the week. Every day except Tuesday is lucky for putting down hatching eggs.
    Do it on Monday do it for health.
    " " " Tuesday " " " wealth.
    " " " Wednesday" " " a letter
    " " " Thursday" " " better
    " " " Friday " " " a wife
    " " " Saturday " " " a long life.
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. trades and crafts (~4,680)
    Helen Curran
    Naptown, Co. Dublin