Scoil: Coill na Leac

Suíomh:
Kilnaleck, Co. an Chabháin
Múinteoir:
P. Mac Geibheannaigh

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Coill na Leac | Bailiúchán na Scol

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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0976, Leathanach 085

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The growing up boys go with the wren on St Stephen's day. They dress themselves in paper hats and false faces and long coats. This is the rhyme the boys say. The wren, the wren the king of all birds.
On Stephen's day he was caught in the furze.
Although he is little his family is great.
I pray you good lady give us a treat.
My box would speak if it had but a tongue.
And a penny or two would do it no wrong
Sing holly, sing ivy, sing ivy, sing holly.
A drop just to drink would drown melancholy
And if you draw it of the best.
I hope in heaven your soul may rest.
And if you draw it of the small.
It wont agree with the wren boys at all.

Bailitheoir
Bernard Fitzpatrick
Inscne
fireann
Seoladh
Kilnaleck, Co. an Chabháin
Teanga
Béarla

It is an old custom that children have a may bush, and they get the bush that evening before the first of May. The May bush is by getting a piece of a bush, and putting a row of stones around the May-bush, and putting a row of flowers on the bush. The

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