School: Shelbaggan Convent

Location:
Shelbaggan, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
An tSr M. Breandán

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Superstitions

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0874, Page 054

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Signs of Good Luck.

1. To get a black cat as a present.
2. to see two magpies,
3. to find a horseshoe,
4. to slip on the floor on getting out of bed
5. to see the new moon through a glass,
6. to see three magpies,
7. to hear the cuckoo for the first time with the right ear.
8. to hear the cuckoo behind your back,
9. see a weasel cross the road
10. bring green branches into the house on May morning before sunrise.

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