School: Kilcullen (B.)

Location:
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Broin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 07_007

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A top is made of a piece of wood. Point the wood and stick a nail in the point of the wood with the point of the nail sticking out at point of the would.
Another game is made with a nail and a box. You put the box on the table and put the nail half way down into the wooden box then you make paper rings and put them over the nail in the box and who ever gets the most rings on wins.

People say it is unlucky to lend money playing cards. They say you give your luck away with the money.

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Collector
Éamonn O Ruairc
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
male
Age
circa 60
Language
English