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 299

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a name for Pancake or Shrove Tuesday as young couples trotted off to the Church to get married before Lent.

Although the Church permits the use of milk on this day it is still a custom for the people to take black tea and diminish the bread they were accustomed to.

I was told of an old man of this district who would go out to pray at a Mass Rock with his hands outstretched and placed in the form of a cross. It is also a custom to have all their children to go barefooted on this day and they would not eat any eggs.


It is a custom for the children to go barefooted on this day also at the hour of three o'clock the

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