School: An Grianán (Mount Temple) B.

Mount Temple, Co. Westmeath
S. Ó Riain
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0746, Page 083

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  1. On Hallow E’en the last night of October a feast is held in almost every house in my district.
    A “barn breac” is made and various things are put in it. A ring, an button, a piece of money and a thimble are put in it.
    The “barn breac” is cut into slices, one slice for each person of the company. There is great expectation among the company, as they eat their slice.
    It is said that the person (he or she) who gets the ring will be the first of that company to get married. The person who gets the button, it is said will be a bachelor. The person who gets the money will be rich. The boy or man
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