School: Yellow Furze

Yellow Furze, Co. Meath
Síle, Bean Uí Leamhain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0684, Page 280

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About 6 years ago a old woman named Biddy Sheridan lived alone...

About 60 years ago an old woman named "Biddy Sheridan lived alone in one of the little thatched houses on the land of Ballinlough mentioned on another page.
She had a most peculiar fashion when making tea of putting a few coppers in the teapot.
No one ever knew why she did this and whats more, no one ever ventured to question her about her strange and dangerous habit.