School: Cluain Catha (roll number 16291)

Location:
Clooncah, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Dll. Ó Módhráin, Ss. Mac Eoghain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0252, Page 439

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One child closes her eyes until the others are hidden. Then she goes in search of the others and whoever she catches has to seek.
In the Autumn we go out in the fields nut-cracking and gathering black berries.
In the Winter we play games in the house. We play blind mans-buff and sometimes we gather together in a house and dance until bed-time.
Games I Play.
We play many games in school especially in Summer when the weather is fine and the yard dry. These are some of them - high gates, fool-in-the-middle, four corners, fishermen, tick, colours, and many others.
The game I like best is high-gate. This is the way it is played. All the girls except one joins hands and stand in a ring. Then the girl that is not in the ring calls

Games I Play.
We play many games in school especially in the summer when the weather is fine and the yard dry. These are some of them - high-gate, fool-in the-middle, four corners, fisherman, tick, colours and many others. The game I like best is high-gates. This is the way it is played. All the girls except on join hands and stand in a ring. Then the girl that is not in the ring calls

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Collector
Rita Sweeney
Gender
female
Address
Clooncah, Co. Roscommon
Informant
Michael Sweeney
Gender
male
Age
72
Address
Ballyduffy, Co. Roscommon
Language
English