School: Dubh-Áth (B.) (roll number 11067)

Location:
Duagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Seán Ó Conchobhair

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Lore of Certain Days

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410, Page 072

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1. In some districts certain days are looked upon as being unlucky days for starting work.
If a person were building a house, he would never begin it on a Monday Wednesday or Friday, because they are considered unlucky days to begin work.
If a person does not sow his corn between the third and the sixth of April it is called "cuckoo corn".
People as a rule, never get married on a Monday, Wednesday,

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Collector
Michéal Ó Buachalla
Gender
male
Address
Duagh, Co. Kerry
Informant
Seán Ó Buachalla
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Duagh, Co. Kerry
Language
English