School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

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

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Emblems and Objects of Value

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 206

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The most common article placed in almost every Catholic home is the picture of the Sacred Heart. A light is burned before it in honour of the Sacred Heart.
In olden times St. Brigid's Cross was looked upon as a very lucky cross. It was an old custom to put the Cross in the thatch to keep away sickness and ill-luck from the family. The Cross was made of plaited

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Collector
Agnes Reilly
Gender
female
Address
Tankardstown, Co. Meath
Informant
Kathleen Reilly
Gender
female
Age
52
Address
Tankardstown, Co. Meath
Language
English