School: Naomh Eoin, Cill Choinnigh (roll number 1301)

Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny
Bráthair Tomás Mac Binéid

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0856, Page 185

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or lightning the house and its occupants will be protected from "all harm and danger". Some country people say that if a calf is born on Palm Sunday unless the sign of the cross is made over him with blessed palm he will not grow any bigger.

A baby girl born between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday should be called "Esther" to bring a blessing on the family.