School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Location:
Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 226

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throw up one and catch the two. That is called long arm scrap.

They say it is unlucky to do certain things, on certain week-days.
It is unlucky to cut your hair on Friday.
To spill blood on Monday
To make a grave on Monday
It is unlucky to plough ground on Friday.
If a child be born on Good Friday and baptised on Easter Sunday, there

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Collector
Séumus Ó Mathghamhna
Gender
male
Address
Reenmeen West, Co. Cork
Informant
Máire Bean Uí Mhathghamhna
Gender
female
Address
Reenmeen West, Co. Cork
Language
English