List of schools and items where this name is mentioned

counties

  1. Louth (34)

Stories

  1. (no title)

    When the sky is red at sunset there will be good weather the following day.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran
  2. (no title)

    If swallows "count your teeth" (come close to your face as to look into your mouth) you will die within the year.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran
  3. (no title)

    If you eat "soill as tra" (flaggers or leaves of yellow iris) you will acquire a stammer.

    Language
    Irish
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran
  4. (no title)

    A child born on Whit Sunday will have the "evil blow", that is, a stone thrown from his hand will prove fatal.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran
  5. (no title)

    A horse hair (of the tail) if left for nine days in water becomes an eel.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran
  6. (no title)

    The best salmon of the year's first catch should be given to the Parish Priest as a thanks offering.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran
  7. (no title)

    Human hair should not be burned but should be stuck into a hole in a wall or a hole in an outhouse.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran
  8. (no title)

    If you throw a clew or ball of thread into a lime kiln on Hallow Eve night in the name of the devil...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran
  9. (no title)

    If you pull three spines out of a live hedgehog with your teeth you will never suffer from the toothache.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran
  10. (no title)

    If wild ducks build their nests on the edge of a lake it means fine weather and if they build high on the banks it means bad weather.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Bernard Gaughran