School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
An Clochán, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais
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  1. Some people believe that if a person shoots a swan that person will die within a year. It is unlucky to see a magpie or meet one when you are going for a walk. It is said that if you break a mirroryou will have seven years bad luck. Some people say that if you kill a spider it will bring rain. It is said that if yuu are talking about an animal it is right to say"God bless it" and if you do not say "God bless it" that animal will die from some disease or other.
    Some say that if you fall in a graveyard you will die and be buried in it
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    Topics
    1. seánra
      1. creidiúint (~391)
        1. creidiúint choiteann (~2,535)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Seán Joyce
    Gender
    Male
    Informant
    Mr Patrick Melody
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    66
    Address
    An Clochán, Co. na Gaillimhe