School: Glaise an Choinnlín (C.), Áth Treasna (roll number 12321)

Clashykinleen East, Co. Cork
Nóra, Bean Uí Ghealbháin

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Old Prayers

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0351, Page 435

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Old Prayer When said.

God bless all here when you enter a house.
The light of Heaven to the poor When lighting the lamp.
souls in Purgatory.
In the name of God. when starting work.
God bless the mark. when you speak of hurt or sore.
Sláinte when taking a drink.
Good snúchar when an unmarried person does a job for you
The Lord have mercy on the when snuffing
dead and direct the living and
the living that is mostly dead
and going astray.