School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 08_029

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If a woman with red hair came in to a house the first on new Year's morning, it is said (be) to be bad luck.
If you saw one magpie it is said to bring sorrow to that person. "One for sorrow, two for joy, Three for a wedding and four to die, five for silver, Six for gold, seven for a secret that can never be told". On Shorve (This) Tuesday night they used to make pan cakes and throw them at the doors to keep the hunger out You should not give away

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Collector
Nora Lawlor
Gender
female
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
Frank Casey
Gender
male
Age
63
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Language
English