School: Gort na Mara (Seafield) (roll number 11565)

Location:
Donaghintraine, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Bean Uí Ghathaigh

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Whit Sunday Customs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0168, Page 066

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If you fall asleep on Whit Sunday it is said that you will be dead by that time the following year.

If you are born on Whit Sunday you will die on that day also even though it be a different date.
On Whit Sunday a certain meal is taken. It is called Flummery, (the direction is given)

Collector
Teresa Tiernan
Gender
female
Address
Dromore West, Co. Sligo
Informant
Miss B. Kivelehan
Gender
female
Address
Carrowmably, Co. Sligo
Language
English