School: Baile Mór Síl Anmchadha (Laurencetown)

Laurencetown, Co. Galway
Seán Ó Cogaidhín

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Easter Sunday

It is believed that the sun dances when rising on Easter Sunday morning, it is supposed to be rejoicing on account of the Resurrection of Our Lord. On this day people eat as many eggs as they wish to have. Children are also treated to chocolate eggs on Easter Sunday.


Whit Sunday

A foal born on Whit Sunday is considered unlucky, and it is believed he will cause somebody's death. Children born on Whit Sunday are believed to be awkward. People do not bathe on Whit Sunday.