School: St Oran's, Buncrana

Location:
Buncrana, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Seán Mac Éibhir

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1111, Page 239

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Now to conclude and finish,
I now lay down my pen,
And I hope that I said nothing
That would anyone offend.
For there's not one from the Thorn,
Or from that to Kippick Hill.
But knows that Humped hippocrite
That was on Jolly hill.
The places mentioned in this song are in Scotland.

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When St. Columba was in this part of the country, the soldiers were after him and he was running.

When St. Columba was in this part of the country, the soldiers were after him and he was running. The rushes tripped him and from that day to this day there never grew a straight rush. They all grow along the ground.

Informant
John Mc Laughlin
Gender
male
Age
71
Address
Sladran, Co. Donegal
Language
English

On St Brigit's Day the people of the house welcome her inside to visit them. A girl or woman goes outside the door. On Hallow Eve night the children

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