Toy motor cars were made of a box & four round pieces of board (for the wheels). Dolls were made of rags & paper for girls.
School: Cill Bheoláin (B.), Áth an Mhuilinn, Ráth Luirc
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It is unlucky to apply remedies for ailments on Monday & it is unlucky to send young children to school (for the first time) on that day. The "Cross-day of the Year" is not known here. Good Friday is a lucky day for setting (& swing) crops but the ground is not ploughed on May-Day.
Extra: it is unlucky to change from house to house on Fridays.
Monday is unlucky for beginning to plough or to begin to build a house. Servants do not go to new work on that day.
It is unlucky to make a grave on Monday. When a funeral is held on that day the sod of the grave is removed on Sunday. When convalescent people to not like to rise out of bet (after an illness) for the first time on a Friday. If the Friday is