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- XML School: St. Brendan's (C.), Blennerville
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- XML “Churning”
- XML “The Leipreachán”
- XML “Mermaids”
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- (continued from previous page)they would take away the butter if they didn't.
Butter-milk is supposed to wash away sun-burn, and is also good for drinking.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- A Leipreachan is a small man with a red cap and a red coat and is a generally seen shoe-making. He is about four feet high, and it is said that if you catch him you would get a purse of gold from him.
Once upon a time a little girl of the of the Duffy's and a little girl of the Breen's went up the fields picking blackberries, and they said that hey saw a Leipreachan and that he told them to run because there was a bull, after them, and they ran but he was telling a lie in order they would not get courage and catch him, but if they did he would give them a pot of gold.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- A mermaid is a woman with a fish(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.