School: Scoil Sheosaimh Ntha (Cailíní)

Location:
Glennamaddy, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Úna, Bean Uí Threasaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0017, Page 206

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1. If a woman is the first to go into a house the first day and the first Monday of the year It would be unlucky for the year.
2. On Good Friday the women cut their hair. They would not leave any meet hanging for it would not be right.
3. On November's Night they make cally and leave some of it up for the Pookies

1. St. Bridgets day is held on the first of February. All the boys and girls dress up with old clothes and false faces and goes around to all the houses damming and then the people of the house gives them money.
2. They also make crosses of straw in honour of St. Bridget and they put them up on the ceiling until next year and then

Collector
Nora Cunniffe
Gender
female
Informant
John Cunniffe
Gender
male
Address
Scotland, Co. Galway
Language
English

1. St. Bridgets day is held on the first of February. All the boys and girls dress up with old clothes and false faces and goes around to all the houses dancing and then the people of the house gives them money.

2. They also make crosses of straw in honour of St. Bridget and they put them up on the ceiling until next year and then

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