Scoil: Mercy Convent, Rathangan

Suíomh:
Ráth Iomgháin, Co. Chill Dara
Múinteoir:
Sr. M. Pádraig

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Long ago, it was customary, on Saint Brigid's Night, to dress a "Brigideóg". They got a churn-dash, and put a white robe on it; and they made hands from sawdust and covered them with white gloves. Her head-dress was a wreath a veil. When she was fully dressed, they gathered around her, and went from house to house, singing and dancing.

When she entered a house all present would say "Welcome be Saint Brigid," to which greeting she would bow her head, and on leaving, she would again do so, and someone of the household would join with the company. If they passed by a house without going in, the people of that house would become very jealous.
On entering the last house in the neighbourhood, they would

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