School: Carrowreagh (roll number 16884)

Carrowreagh, Co. Donegal
Annie Davidson
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1109, Page 41

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  1. There are lots of games such as Tig, Hide and Seek, Duck, Farmers in his den, Ludo, Snakes and Ladders, Jack stones, and Drafts.
    Hide and Seek is not so popular now,. The people in olden times used to play it.
    The first thing you do is to get someone and you make her close her eyes. Then the other ones run away and hide. Then when they are hid they shout "Cuckoo" and the one that has her eyes closed comes and looks for them. Then the girl that is found first has to close her eyes and stay in the den the next time.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Anna Foster