School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
Clifden, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais

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An Clochán (B) | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 283

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The people in Ireland are very superstitious especially in the west. The people say it is not right to be out after twelve o'clock because the day is for the living and the night is for the dead. If yoiu break a mirror seven year bad look will come upon yow. If a person is going fishing and he meets a red haired woman he will not catch any fish that day. If a stray cat comes to your house on "Christmas Day" you will have luck for the rest of the year. If a spoon falls a lady stranger is coming that day. If a fork falls

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Collector
Francis Egan
Gender
male
Informant
Joe Keady
Gender
male
Age
60
Language
English