School: Ceathrú na hAille (Carnahallia) (roll number 7416)

Cahernahallia, Co. Tipperary
Máirtín Ó Madadhain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0540, Page 345

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0540, Page 345

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  1. Hurling the chief pastime in these parts.
    Football to a lesser degree.
    Pegging tops in Spring, also whipping tops.
    Nut cracking in Autumn.
    "Pickedie" for girls. Tipping stone with foot through squares.
    "Stickles." "Jack Stones".
    "Cussie furses" - Stilts. "Cock Robin"
    "High Gates"
    "Cap-ball" "Tig"
    "Puckeen" - "Blind Man's Buff".
    "Duck" "Leap-Frog"
    "Nuts in May". "Colours"
    "Wall-Flower". "Statues"
    "Rottin-orange". "Ring-a-ring-a-rosie"
    "Beans". "Snap-apple"
    "Cat and Mouse". "Hare and Hound"
    "Green Gravel". "Knuckles".
    "All round the Mulberry Bush"
    "The Big Ship sail through the Ally Ally-O!"
    "Hide the Stone". "Conquers".
    Skating. "Tumbling the wild cat". "Rolly Bowly".
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. social activities (~7)
        1. entertainments and recreational activities (~5,933)