School: Cill Úird (B.)

Location:
Kilworth, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Pádraig Mac Suibhne
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0376, Page 188

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  1. Any number of boys can play this game. One boy turns his face towards the wall, and the other boys stand fifty yards back. The boy whose face is turned towards the wall counts twelve, the other boys try to get to the wall, but if he catches any of them moving they must go back to where they were at first. The boy who is first to reach the wall counts, then and the other joins the other boys in trying to reach the wall.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. activities
      1. social activities (~7)
        1. entertainments and recreational activities (~5,933)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Adrian O' Flynn
    Gender
    Male