School: Tulach an Iarainn (B.)

Location:
Tallow, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Proinnsias Ó Laoghaire

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Lore of Certain Days

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0639, Page 98

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1. Set onions on the longest day of the year and pull them on the shortest day of the year.

2. If an old cow did not die in March she would not die in that year.
3. The seventh son in a family without a daughter between is said to have a cure.
4. When a foal is born in June that foal will be weak.
5. Potatoes must be planted before St. Patrick's Day.
6. A person who never saw his father can cure certain diseases.

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