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- (continued from previous page)St Brigid's Day
St Brigid's day falls on the first day of February. The night before the children go around with the "Biddy" which is a doll.
The "Biddy" consists of a bit of cloth and sometimes a turnip or a mangold.St Patricks Day
The evening before St. Patrick's day we all pick shamrocks off the roadside for the next day.
On St Patrick's some children wear a sprig of shamrock on their coats and others a green ribbon on their hair. All the little girls tie up their hair with a green ribbon on that day.Shrove Tuesday
On Shrove Tuesday night we have a great feast of pancakes.Ash Wednesday
On Ashe Wednesday the people used to use no butter, eggs, or milk in their tea and this was called "black fast". They would all go to Mass in the morning and again to the Chapel in the evening.Holy Thursday
All the people that could, would go to mass and gave most of their time in fasting and prayer.Good Friday
Most people used to go the Chapel on Good Friday also to make the stations of the cross.Easter Saturday
Easter Sunday night about one o'clock some persons get up looking at the sun and the moon dancing together.May day
Any person used not go hunting in the hills as the(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.