School: Moyderwell Convent of Mercy (roll number 13530)

Location:
Moyderwell, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Siúracha na Trócaire

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0441, Page 257

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The first child that dies in a family is buried in the nearest graveyard. If a person breaks a mirror he is said to have no luck for seven years following.
If a person spills salt on the table he has no luck.
Spring water should be left in the kitchen which is left tidy when they are going to bed.
When a calf is sick the boss of the house visits him and makes a knot knows as the worm knot in a shoe lace. Then he makes the sign of the cross with the lace.

Collector
Nora O' Connor
Gender
female
Address
Rathmore, Co. Kerry
Informant
Nora O' Connor
Gender
female
Address
Rathmore, Co. Kerry
Language
English