School: Cill Mhic Dhuach (roll number 6610)

Location:
Kilmacduagh, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Cathail

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Irish Words Common in District

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0047, Page 0200

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Cámóg:
A name used by the old people for a walking-stick. e.g. The cámóg is at the door.

Glugar:
A name for a bad egg e.g. There were three glugars in the clutch.
Spriosán:
A bold person: e.g. He is an awful spriosán.
Neanntóg:
An Irish name for nettles. e.g. The neanntóg burned his hands.
brisnín:
Small pieces of woods e.g. Gather a brisnín for the fire.
Nóinín:
A small daisy e.g. There are a lot of nóiníns in the field.
Mí-ádh:
Bad luck. e.g. He had the mí-ádh to got out in the rain.
bráiste:
A yellow weed which grows in corn. e.g. Pull the bráiste
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