School: Soran, Longford (roll number 14683)

Location:
Soran, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Wilfred O'Callaghan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0759, Page 140

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Longford.
Information obtained from my uncle, Patrick Carloan, aged 45, Kelleter, Esker, Longford.

One of the old Customs most frequently carried on is: anyone in the house gets a ball of yarn, and goes to any old unused kiln. The person holds one end and throws the yarn into the kiln. Having done this the person winds it into a ball again at the other end, and while he is winding it it is being held in the kiln. The person who is winding it asks who holds the ball, and a voice

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Collector
James Hughes
Gender
male
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Informant
John Trapp
Gender
male
Address
Soran, Co. Longford
Language
English