School: Lisselton (C.) (roll number 10536)

Lisselton, Co. Kerry
Máire, Bean Uí Bheoláin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0401, Page 192

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  3. XML “The Seventh Son”
  4. XML “Old Stories”

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    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    2. agents (~1)
      1. supernatural and legendary beings (~14,864)
    3. events
      1. events (by time of year) (~11,476)
    Chrissie Boland
    Farranastack, Co. Kerry
    Jack Boland
    Farranastack, Co. Kerry
  2. In the olden times it was a custom that three candles should be lit in every house on Christmas night. A poor old woman and her family who lived in Ballyduff in Timothy Hanlon's land, only lit one white candle. They had only one window in their little cabin and so thought that one would do. They went to bed quite happy and slept soundly until midnight. Then the son woke and saw a very bright light in the kitchen. He called his mother and the
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