School: Baile na Cille (roll number 1320)

Ballynakill, Co. Galway
Éinrí Ó Mainnín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0051, Page 0086

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People never give away milk on May Day.

People do not give flour or salt to anyone on May Day.
People put a branch of white-thorn bush in their crops so that the luck of them would not be brought.
Most people leave their doors unlocked on Christmas Eve night for the Blessed Virgin to come into the house.