School: Liatra (roll number 13341)

Location:
Lettera, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Seán Mac Sheoin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 107

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It is said that if a person went out on May-day to his neighbour's cow, and pulled the grass that grew between the cow's hoofs, that he would have taken the butter from the cow.
Mary McDermott in Pollredmond went into my uncle's house in Beagh one day for milk while a churning was going on. As she was in a hurry she was given the milk before before the churning was finished. The cow had no more butter that year.
It is said that if the person, from whom the butter is taken, boils the milk immediately after milking that the person who took it will have no more butter.

Collector
Annie Morgan
Gender
female
Address
Croaghill, Co. Galway
Informant
John Morgan
Gender
male
Age
68
Occupation
farmer
Address
Croaghill, Co. Galway
Language
English