School: Druim na dTréad

Drumnatread, Co. Cavan
S. Stondúin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1019, Page 292

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  1. At work say:- Holy Mary mother mild bless us with your little child.
    When you sneize say:- Oilin (?) or God bless us.
    There was a man in this district named John Barney. He had an argument with the priest and the people. They agreed to settle it in Drummatrade school When he was in Drummtrade school he said to the priest and people:- That you's may be dancing on your heads in hell till the Lamass fair of Gerudlehem. The priest said is that all the prayers you have and he said it was.
    When going to bed some people say:- God bless me and my Mommy God bless my sisters and brothers and God bless my Daddy us all the more forever and ever amen.
    When you see the moon say:- I see the new moon and the new moon sees me. God bless the new moon and God bless me. There is grace in the house there is grace in the hall the grace of God be with us all.
    It is said that a chain prayer used to go round this prayer was:- St. Teresa of the Little Flower of Jesus lighten my burden.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    Anne Clarke
    Ratrussan, Co. Cavan
    Patrick Clarke
    Ratrussan, Co. Cavan