School: Anach (roll number 13630)

Annagh, Co. Sligo
Bean Uí Bhanáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0182, Page 480

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  1. Píseóg
    There are many Píseógs beleived in by the people of this district.
    If a person lets salt fall on May day he or she will have bad luck during the month.
    If a spade or a shovel falls in the kitchen it is a sign of a death in the house.
    If the cock crows in, on the door it is a sign of bad luck in the house.
    If one dreams of straw it is a sign of a death in the neighbourhood.
    If there is milk spilt it is a sign of a fight in the house.
    If one meets a red haired woman when going a journey he should turn back.
    When leaving one's home and going to some other country, if one forgets anything one should not go back for it or he will never return to his home or if one forgets a thing he will return again.
    A person should never throw out dirty
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. belief (~391)
        1. folk belief (~2,535)
    Winnie Gunning