School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

Location:
Creewood, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brighid, Bean Uí Chearnacháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 195

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In our district it is the custom to make a St Brigid's cross on the 31th of January. Usually these crosses are put over the doors of cowsheds so that St Brigid's blessing will fall upon the cows.
St Patrick's Cross is made from green ribbon and people wear it in breast on St. Patrick's day.
On Christmas Eve the

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Informant
Matthew Halligan
Gender
male
Age
44
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English