School: Killorglin (C.) (roll number 12833)

Location:
Killorglin, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Úna Nic Choluim

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0435, Page 118

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Long ago the people used to get a stick, and and tie a piece of twine round an apple. Then they used to tie a candle so that when the players tried to get a bit of the apple the candle-grease used to fall on them - so that it was very difficult for them to bite the apple.

Collector
Bríd Ní Choinghille
Gender
female
Address
Killorglin, Co. Kerry
Language
English

If a young girl goes to a well at twelve o'clock on November Night, she is sure to meet her future husband on the way home.

Long ago the people used to get a tub of water, and put an apple into it and having tied the hands of the children behind their backs let the children catch the apple

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