School: Clochar na Trócaire, Maghcromtha

Location:
Macroom, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Na Siúracha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0341, Page 334

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Old customs certainly die hard in Ireland at least, and their are [fe?] but dip, on this night, into their country's wealth of tradition and honour the age-long ritual.

The maidens, especially, welcome it as an occasion when they can, laughingly employ the magic-arts to ascertain their love-future, and many are the superstions that have been born

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Collector
Kathleen Mc Sweeney
Gender
female
Address
Inchineill, Co. Cork
Informant
Tim Twomey
Gender
male
Address
Inchinaneave, Co. Cork
Language
English