School: Coillte Críotáin

Erris, Co. Roscommon
Nóra Nic Aodhgáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0236, Page 316

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    to kill a fowl in honour of Saint Martin and sprinkle the blood to keep diseases away for the year.
    13. It was the custom in olden times on Hollow E'en to peg cabbage at the door or to put red-pepper under the door.
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