School: Bellurgan, Baile Sheinicín (roll number 16249)

Bellurgan, Co. Louth
S. Mac Duinnshléibhe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0660, Page 179

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As you have done before.
Shake hand with your lover (repeat three times_
As you have done before.
Then both start running in opposite directions and whoever is back first where the started has to go in and out. We do the actions as we sing the song.
This game is played by getting a lot of children and swinging round and while you are going round you say:-
A pocket full of posy,
We all fall down.
Leap the frog:-
It is played by putting twelve children on their knees and one girl is to jump across, you kneel down then another girl is to jump across and so on.