School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 12_009

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Some people say it is unlucky to sow potatoes on the twenty-ninth of a month. They say that you would not have a good crop of them and you would be unlucky yourself that day.
It is unlucky to see one magpie.
Some people also say that you would not have a bit of luck for seven years if you break a mirror.
It is unlucky to change money or to lend money when you are playing cards. They say tha you give away

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Collector
Labhrás Mac Parthaláin
Gender
male
Address
Newabbey, Co. Kildare
Language
English