School: Cluaineach (C.) (roll number 11774)

Location:
Coolrawer, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Bean Uí Chlaimhín

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Pisreoga - Births

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0170, Page 0217

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Pisreóga

Births
Sunday - lucky day
Monday's child is fair of face,
Tuesday's child is full of grace,
Wednesday's child is loving and forgiving,
Thusday's child has to work for his living,
Friday's child is full of woe,
Saturday's child has far to go,
The child born on the Sabbath day is bonny, blithe and gay.
It is supposed to be unlucky to leave a baby's clothes on the line at night. The day of christening they should be back from the church before night-fall.
It is supposed to be lucky two sponsors of the same name to stand for the child.
It is not right to stand

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Collector
Mamie Brennan
Gender
female
Address
Cloonagh, Co. Sligo
Informant
Mrs M. Brennan
Gender
female
Age
80
Address
Cloonagh, Co. Sligo
Language
English