School: An t-Éadan Mór

Edenmore, Co. Monaghan
S. Mac Philib

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0960, Page 258

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were hounds out hunting. They raised a hare and followed it till it came to a house and disappeared into it. The hounds followed it into the house and when they went in they [found] nothing but an old woman sleeping in a bed.

Long ago the people used to make a Saint Brigid's Cross every year and stick them in the ribs of the house. Sometimes there would be crosses all round the houses in the inside.