School: St. Brendan's (C.), Blennerville

Blennerville, Co. Kerry
Máire, Bean Uí Mhuircheartaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0441, Page 119

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    6. If you hear the cockoo before summer you would have good luck until Winter.
    7, If a donkey is braying it is a sign that a tinker is dead.
    8. If you hear a cock crowing it is a sign that someone is dead.
    9. If you sat on a chair or a stool and if they fell you would never get married.
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  2. Tig. One followes the other until she catches her.
    Gobs. Get five stones and throw up one, and try to catch it with the four others.
    Hides. One girl blinks, and the rest would go off in hide, and whoever would be caught last would have to blink the next time.
    Frog in the Middle. One girl would kneel on her knees and be called the frog, and more girls would form in a ring around the frog, and they would say frog in the middle dont bite me.
    The Ghost in the Garden. One girl would go down to the end of the garden and would be called the ghost, and there would be a crowd of girls at the top of the garden, and one girl would be the mother. The mother would send the children down the garden for their father's clothes, and when
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    1. activities
      1. social activities (~7)
        1. entertainments and recreational activities (~5,933)
    Nora Williams
    Blennerville, Co. Kerry
    Mrs J. O' Connor
    c. 60
    Blennerville, Co. Kerry