School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 242

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    the best day for this.
    Good Friday is a very lucky day for sowing crops, people who sow on this day will have a good crop for the year.
    There is an old rhyme about the lucky birth days
    Monday's child is fair of face
    Tuesday's child is full of grace
    Wednesday's child is full of woe
    Thursday's child has far to go
    Friday's child is loving and giving
    Saturday child works hard for a living
    But the child that is born on the
    Sabbath day
    Is fair of face and good and gay
    It is said to be unlucky to work on St. Stephen's Day. May Day is said to be the best day for gathering herbs. It is not right to work a horse and cart on St. Martin's day. It is not right to go out on November's Night or Christmas Night. The best day for cutting turf is Friday. The most lucky days to go to America is Monday and Thursday
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