School: Leatbeg (roll number 16146)

Location:
Leat Beg, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Mrs Peoples

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1091, Page 192

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Féile na mBliadhna 5..10..1938
Christmas is the special feast of the year and it falls on the 25th December.
The day before Christmas day is called Christmas Eve and on that day the children help their mothers to gather holy any ivy and decorate the house for Christmas day.
The children go to bed early that night as they expect Santa Claus to fill their stockings with toys.
Some of the children hang up their stockings on the crook others hang them on the foot of their bed.
On Christmas morning both old and young go to Communion at Half past nine o'clock Mass.
Only one person stays in the house to have breakfast ready when the others come home again.
After the children get their breakfast they go out and play games till

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Collector
Maggie Carr
Gender
female
Address
Glinsk, Co. Donegal
Informant
Annie Carr
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
52
Address
Glinsk, Co. Donegal
Language
English