School: Cill Chuana (roll number 12782)

Location:
Kilcoona, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Liam Ó Conáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0022, Page 0073

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Nuts in May
Half the children would go to one
side and the other half would go
to the other side, and one side would say,"Who will come gathering nuts in May on a cold in cold and frosty morning? The other side would say,"We will come gathering nuts in May on a cold and frosty morning." The other side would say again,"Who will ye have for nuts in May." One side would pick out a girl from their own side and the other side would pick a girl from their own side and the two girls (will star?) would go pulling. What ever girl would be able to pull
the other would win.

A Fairy in the Garden.
A girl sits down as if she was a
grandmother and another girl sits
down as if she was a fairy. The
children would come to the grand-
mother and say, "There is a fairy
in the garden," Then the grandmother
would say, "Go and try again," The

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