School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 207

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straw. It was about six inches long and four inches wide. People used make them a ter the threshing when the straw would be fresh. It is said that St. Brigid's Cross keeps away the (the) Fairies.
It is said that Angels light on every thorn of the Holly bush on Christmas Eve.
St. Patrick's Cross is made of different coloured ribbons which are sewn on paper. All children used wear them on their shoulders on St. Patrick's Day in honour of the Patron Saint.
On Palm Sunday when Palm is got from the Priest at Mass people put

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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