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 294

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animals get a "sip"[?] of sheaf corn on New Year's Day, and it is said that it prevents them from taking any diseases during the coming year.

During the twelve days that elapse between Christmas Day and the Feast of the Epiphany, the people are anxious to see what kind of weather these days are, as it is said that the kind of each day indicates the kind of month of the year, the first day indicating the kind of weather in January, the second, February, and so forth.