School: An t-Éadan Mór

Location:
Edenmore, Co. Monaghan
Teacher:
S. Mac Philib

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A Collection of Games - Draw, Draw, A Bucket of Water

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0960, Page 245

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Four girls can play in this game. Two persons catch hands and the other two persons catch hands over the first persons' hands and say - "Draw, draw, a bucket of water
For your lady's daughter,
One in a rush tow in a bush
The lady steps in under".
the two persons who have their arms on top lift one set of their joined hands and lets in the person on this side. The rhyme is said again and the person on the other side is let in. Then the rhyme is said again and a third person is let in. The

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Collector
Annie Murray
Gender
female
Address
Tamlat, Co. Monaghan
Language
English