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

Location:
Colehill, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Kathleen Morris

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0750, Page 195

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A girl gets a bit of a stick and all the others sit down on stools and put out their two feet Then the girl with the stick points to every fool and at the same time says the verse and whoevers leg the last word falls on he draws it in and it goes on like that and who ever has one legs left over at the end he has the tig.

Games played at Wakes
The games that were played were Slap and guess and Sewing the old coat handing other, and also a game of harrow barrow Harrow How this game was played was a lot of people sat around the floor in a ring with their knees drawn up A rope was drawn around under the knees and then a man get into the middle of it who was called

Games played at Wakes
The games that were played were Slap and guess and Sewing the old coat hanging other, and also a game of harrow ,
Harrow Harrow. How this game was played was - a lot of people sat around the floor in a ring with their knees drawn up. A rope was drawn around under the knees and then a man get into the middle of it who was called

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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