School: Castlesampson

Castlesampson, Co. Roscommon
Aodh Ó Fithcheallaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0269, Page 256

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0269, Page 256

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  4. XML “The Lore of Days”

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    1. Apply breadsoda to burn.
    2. Hold part as near the fire as possible and 'grin and bear' the pain for a few minutes. The pain will go then and the part be as well as ever.
    3. Make a paste of breadsoda & water and apply like a poultice to the burn.
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  2. Lucky Days
    Friday: to go into a new house.
    Friday : to start work, ploughing sowing etc.
    Monday, Friday Monday, to point goose berry thorn to sty.
    Monday, Thursday, Monday. Go to 7th son.
    Monday, Thursday: Lucky days for marriage.
    Monday - to get money.
    The first day cuckcoo is heard - if one has money in his pocket, will have money for year.
    Unlucky Days
    May Day - unlucky to stir soil - plough dig etc.
    Tuesday, Wednesday, May Day, unlucky for marriage.
    (continues on next page)
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