Scoil: Kilmore (uimhir rolla 16637)

Cill Mhór, Co. Ros Comáin
Máiréad, Bean Mhic Giolla Críost

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Kilmore | Bailiúchán na Scol

Tagairt Chartlainne

Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0254, Leathanach 213

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Ar an leathanach seo

(ar lean ón leathanach roimhe)

would not go to the fair because he met the red haired woman. He considered it such an omen of ill-luck.

If a hen began to crow, it was thought some great misfortune was to befall the household unless the following charm was worked. The special fowl in question was to be caught and thrown across a three-maring-drain. That was a drain which separated the farms of three neighbours. Then when throwing the hen across the drain, the person was to say "All bad luck be with you." Then wherever that fowl strayed to, she was supposed to bring alll the bad luck or good luck.
If a cock crowed before twelve o'clock it was also considered an omen of ill-luck. Sometimes the poor innocent bird was killed, sold or drowned because of

(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)
Ettie Millar