School: Colehill (C.), Mullingar (roll number 14673)

Location:
Colehill, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Kathleen Morris

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0750, Page 190

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Another game that is played is Button button show. let all fools know who has the button A person has a button and he tells a number of others to join their hands and close their eyes He goes around on everyone with the button and he gives it to someone and then he asks them who has the button and those that do not know they are slapped on the hands

Round the green gravel the grass grows green, many a lady is fit to be seen washed with milk, dried with silk, and the first flops down." A crowd of children watch hands and run round in a ring and the first that falls is put out of the play

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Collector
Alice Mc Cormack
Gender
female
Age
15
Informant
James Cassidy
Gender
male
Age
72
Address
Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford
Language
English