School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh (roll number 16821)

Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
An tSr. M. Beirín Ní Bhaoighill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1114, Page 280

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man gave them the stable. During the night a pain struck the woman in the side and her husband went to the stable in which the Holy Family remained. He lifted a wisp of straw and placed it on the woman's side and instantly the pain left her. Therefore it is piously believed that on Christmas night there is a certain cure connected with the bedding of animals.

Another legend which the old people delight in telling around the blazing Christmas log is that a little robin which was caught in the winter snows on that Holy Night had just got into the shelter of a rock to die when

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