School: Snaidhm (C.) (roll number 11799)

Sneem, Co. Kerry
Mrs Palmer

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and a woman went picking sticks and she went into the Churchyard and she found the door of a tomb opened and she brought some boards of a coffin with her and when the people of the house saw her coming in with them they got a terrible fright. They made her carry them down again. All the people around heard it and they planned up that a certain man said that she made soup out of "Arthur Doyle's" bones because it was out of his tomb she brought the boards for they saw the breastplate. One night the woman was drunk and she went into the house of the man who said that about her and she beat him.

People honored Saint Patrick and Saint Bridget very well long ago. On the first of February St. Bridget's was kept and people brought in rushes and each member in the house made his own cross before sunrise and hung it in some part of the house. On May Day people always

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