School: Drumshanbo (C.) (roll number 12873)
- Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
- Margaret Flynn
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New Year's Day.
In this locality there are many old customs connected with New Year's Day and Little Christmas Day.
On New Year's Day if a dark haired man enters your house first he brings good luck and you are supposed to give him a glass of wine or a leg of a turkey for bringing the good luck but if a girl enters your house first she brings bad luck.
If any person spends money on New Year's Day they will be spending money the whole year round. On New Year's Day if you meet a red haired woman you will have bad luck during the year and if you
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