School: Ballyleague (roll number 5973)

Location:
Ballyleague, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Patrick O' Dowd

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0259, Page 222

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member of the family makes a cross, On that day year they were down and new ones put in their places. Some people leave them from year to year until there are ten or twelve crosses in it
On May Day it is the custom to gather primroses and shake them around the doors Afterwards they are tied on a pole and placed in the dunghill or thatch.

Collector
Margaret Barlow
Gender
female
Address
Cloontuskert, Co. Roscommon
Informant
Thomas Banaghan
Gender
male
Address
Erenagh, Co. Roscommon
Language
English