Scoil: Cnoc Bhruis (Mount Bruis) (uimhir rolla 15158)

Brí Ois, Co. Thiobraid Árann
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Cnoc Bhruis (Mount Bruis) | Bailiúchán na Scol

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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0580, Leathanach 160

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Ar an leathanach seo

(ar lean ón leathanach roimhe)

which are pulled on the 24th of June the longest day of the year. We kill a fowl on the eve of St. Martins day the 10th of November and the blood is spilled on the door-step in honour of St. Martin.

Since ancient days the old customs of "Hunting the wren" is carried out in nearby every part of Ireland on St. Stephen's day. From early in the morning until dusk it is pleasant to see the wren boys big and small ones some with face masks in them and others having their faces blackened with soot going from house to house with a bramble of a holly tree decorated with coloured papers and ribbons on their shoulders and singing the following rhyme. "The wren the wren the king

(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)
Johanna Bailey