It is unlucky to go home from a wake without company. If a person carried a hazel stick at night it would keep away fairies. If you looked at an animal with one eye closed the fairies would take you. If a knife fell it is a sign some man is coming on a visit.
Collected by: - Eamon Ó Níallaín, Roughen.
Told by: - Edward Neylon, Roughan (his father)