School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

Location:
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Br. Frampton

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 355

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There are three steams in the well of Maryborough. One of them is for sore eyes Mrs Allen of the watery lane cures wild fire by bleeding her finger and touching the sore. If Two persons having the same sur-name and get married they and their children can cure Wild-fire this.

If you put your leg over a child when it is small it will grow no more.
If you let an umberella fall it is a disappointment
If a robin hops into a house It will have luck

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Collector
Joe Miller
Gender
male
Address
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
grandparent
Gender
male
Address
Togher, Co. Laois
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Address
Togher, Co. Laois
Language
English