School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 16_019

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This is a proverb used by huntsmen when the baffled by a fox -
"The fox that beats us and gets away Lives to be hunted another day".

On Christmas Eve It is the custom in many places to leave all the doors open and three lighted candles in the centre of the kitchen. On New Years Eve there is much rejoicing. The people have a great feast and then go to the nearest church where the bells bring in the new year.
On St Patrick's Day. All the people wear bunches of shamrock badges of St Patrick.
On Easter Sunday Choclate eggs are eaten with zeal.

Collector
Peadar O Díosca
Gender
male
Address
Halverstown, Co. Kildare
Language
English