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

Location:
Colehill, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Kathleen Morris

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Sickness and Death

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0750, Page 202

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A person that has been very sick gets back his health twenty four hours before he dies or as people say get well to die" or in the ease of an insane person they get use of their reason A person near death gets a grey white colour we often heard the remark "The clay is in the face" There will be a death in the house of the raven or black crow perches near the door or a man seeding the ground if he misses to seed a

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Collector
Mary Jane Mc Guire
Gender
female
Age
13
Address
Lisnacreevy, Co. Longford
Informant
Mrs Mc Guire
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
40
Address
Lisnacreevy, Co. Longford
Language
English