School: Castlesampson

Castlesampson, Co. Roscommon
Aodh Ó Fithcheallaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0269, Page 268

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0269, Page 268

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  1. Friday a lucky day to go into a new house
    Friday a to start new work
    Monday and Thursday for marriage
    Monday and Thursday and Monday to visit seventh son for the cure of ringworm.
    Monday and Thursday to point gooseberry thorn to the eye for the cure of sty.
    New Years day to receive money
    Friday to sow first potato
    The first day the cuckoo is heard to have money in pocket. (it must be turned in the pocket to obtain the luck.)
    Handsel Monday to receive money.
    Unlucky Days.
    St. Ronan's day (21st June) 1st May, any Friday unlucky for marriage
    Saturday to start new work (ploughing etc).
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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      1. events (by time of year) (~11,476)