School: Fleasgach (roll number 15842)

Location:
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Maonaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 422

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and a grain of salt and water. Then they would eat nothing or get nothing until their supper. Before the people sowed the potatoes they would shake lime on the land.

Teller: Mrs Nelly Griffin
Streamstown
Cloonfad
Co Roscommon
Writer: Nora Power
Flaskagh
Dunmore
Tuam
Co Galway

Folklore - Games

Long ago they used to play games at nights round the fire. They used to have a stick and everyone put out their feet in a line. One of them would say Luary lary limber loc five mile ten a cloc I sat I sung I early sprung. I met a white dog in the mountain cut for that same reason pull in that foot.

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Collector
Nora Kirrane
Age
43656
Informant
Mrs Fahey
Gender
female
Address
Clogher Lower, Co. Roscommon
Language
English