School: Breac-chluain (roll number 13147)

Location:
Brackloon, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Liam Ó Seachnasaigh

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Breac-chluain | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0001, Page 432

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Pan-cakes are made that night.
Chalk-Sunday- (l) Bachelors are chalked on chalk-Sunday.
May Day- Crops are supposed to be brought on a May morning.

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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Collector
Mary Hurley
Gender
female
Language
English