School: Urhan (C.) (roll number 12260)

Location:
Urhin, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Eimile Ní Urdail

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Games

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0276, Page 189

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They used play picky long ago. They used put a line of stones after on another and hop around them. They used play thaws and buttons. The way they used play thaws , they used stand a reel on the floor and leave go the thaw at the reel and if they would knock it, it would be game. The way they used play button, they used get a button and go around to every one with the button and leave the button fall into someones hand and then ask what hand was the button in and the once that would be wrong would get a slap. and then one that would be right would go around with the button again.
They used play another game. They used get a stick and burn it in the fire and when it would be red take it out and spit on it and the one that would quench it, the rest would say [?] and they would put the chairs and stools on the top of his back.
They used play Mooten [?]. They used stand a stick in the middle of the field and they used get a stick and try to knock it and the on that would knock it would back away

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Collector
Máire Ní Shuilibháin
Gender
female
Address
Inchinteskin, Co. Cork
Informant
Maighread Ní Shuilibháin
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Inchinteskin, Co. Cork
Language
English