School: Eaglais

Burren, Co. Mayo
S. Ó Mongaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0089, Page 132

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1. Not right to bring fire out of the house during churing such a bring a fire out the fields, or light pipe and leave the house.

2. Its not right to leave the house without "handling the dash"
3. The people always put a piece of "live" coal from fire under the churn before beginning to churn.
4. They also shake a grain of salt on the lid before setting to work
5. It is not right to throw out any dirty water during the churning.