School: Droichead na Ceathramhna

Bridgecartron or Derrycashel, Co. Roscommon
S. Pléimeann
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0232, Page 462

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    on Good Friday, because any crop planted on Good Friday will give a good return.
    The two last days of March and the first day of April are known as the days of the old cow. She was an old grey cow and she got sick for the two last day of March and died on the first day of April. Anything that comes into this world on the first day of May, is always unlucky for May-Day is supposed to be an unlucky Day. Farmers always have a look out for Saint Swithun's Day, because, if it rains that day it rains for forty days afterwards.
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