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School: Drumshanbo (C.) (roll number 12873)

Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
Margaret Flynn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0207, Page 071

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on the tenth of November. The following custom is the only one I know of. A fowl is killed and the blood of it is sprinkled round the four corners of the house so as to keep away all evil spirits.
The old people believed that at this period of the year there were evil spirits going about.

On "Easter Sunday" the people get up early to see the sun dancing. It is said that the sun dances with joy because of the resurrection of our Saviour.
An old custom kept by the people is the eating of eggs and in a house where

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