Scoil: Faythe (uimhir rolla 11361)

An Fhaiche, Co. Loch Garman
An tSr. Columcille

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Hallow Eve Customs

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The thirty first of October is called Cabbage Stump night and Colcannon day also. For dinner on that day it is a custom to have Colcannon made from mashed potatoes cabbage leaves over it to keep in the steam and a few vegetables coins are put into it to see who is the lucky one in the family.

In the evening the boys gather the cabbage stumps after the Colcannon and line them up in some appointed place. Then they run along and hit the doors in the street. On the day before this they go around hitting the doors to find out the people who will not tolerate their pranks.
Then they make sure to go to their doors on "Cabbage Stump night." Two old men that live in the Faythe do be waiting for the boys to come around and when they do they throw water on the boys
The next night is called "Dip Night". We place a tub of in the middle of the floor and then we throw nuts and appels and sometimes money into the water and in turn we

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