School: Breac-chluain (roll number 13147)

Brackloon, Co. Galway
Liam Ó Seachnasaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0001, Page 432

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0001, Page 432

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  1. Fowl are killed for St Martin and the blood is sprinkled in the four corners of the house.
    St John's Day. Bon-fires are lighted at every cross-roads.
    Halloween- People dive for apples and play games on Halloween.
    During the three big festivals of Christmas Candles are lighted on the windows.
    Twelve candles or "Dips" are lighted.
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