School: Collon (roll number 14579)
- Collon, Co. Louth
- Bean Uí Mhathúna
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Holly is hung up in every house on Christmas Eve, and left there until pancake night, when it is taken down and put on the fire while the pancakes are baking.
Crosses are made from rushes on St Brigid's Eve, and hung over the door of every house, and out-house, Crosses were also worn on St Patricks day, made from paper and green ribbon.
On Palm Sunday palm was fastened over the head of every bed in each house, and left so until that day the following
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- Eithne Watters