The Epiphany: Christmas candles are lighted.These are the general customs etc of this district.
School: Cill Bheoláin (B.), Áth an Mhuilinn, Ráth Luirc
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Domestic animals - cats & dogs. Big Bill, Kitty & Tom are the cats' names. The dog's name is Tory. The names of the cows are Beauty, Rose, Lily, Sady & Kelly. "How, How" is said when people drive cows. They are tied by means of bails. The cow house is called the stall. Some say it is lucky to hang a horse-shoe in the stalls. The horses' houses are called stables. there is a manger for hay & a box for oats in the stable.
Addn. : The cats' names are "Black Man" & Grey Dot. Funny, Joe & Kitty are the dogs' names. Cows' names are Clarina, Slack, Scannell, Abbeyfeale, Crane, Snowball, Neenan, Blue & Newcastle. The bails are made of timber.
Cat - "Ginge". Dog = "Tiny". Cows are also tied by means of ropes. Straw is generally the bedding.