School: An Scairbh (B.)

Location:
Scarriff, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Seosamh Mac Siúrdáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0591, Page 130

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Games How to play them.
Skipping A tailor,
A soldier,
A sailor,
A rich man,
A poor man,
A beggar man,
A thief,
A cowbow,
A captain,
A colonel,
A chief."
Whichever one we stop at tells us what we will be when we grow up.
Hopping the ball. When we are hopping the ball we say,
"This year,
Next Year,
Sometime,
Never,"
At whatever word we stop tells us about our future regarding marriage.

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Collector
Seán Ó Briain
Gender
male
Address
Scarriff, Co. Clare
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Age
48
Language
mixed