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

Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
Margaret Flynn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0207, Page 083

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four corners of the house as it was bleieved that money would come from all arts and parts.
The skull of a horse was placed in the foundation for an echo.
Crossed room doors are considered very unlucky.
Before the house was started four sods were raised and left there during the night. If these sods were interfered with the house was on the fairy path.

The New Moon.
When you see a new moon first you should not tell anyone in the house until you say the following rhyme.
I see the new moon
The new moon sees me
God bless the new moon
And God bless me.

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