Scoil: Clooney, Cuinche

Cluaine, Co. an Chláir
Mícheál Mac Clúmháin

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May Eve Customs

Tagairt Chartlainne

Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0593, Leathanach 336

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The people put their milch cows into the houses during the night, lest the butter would be taken by charms from the owners.

They sprinkle Holy Water on the cattle left in the field.

Some people stay up till cock crow so that no person could come and put a halter or spancel under the door.
They will not lend any article on May Eve.

They have a particular dislike to a red-haired woman coming to the house on May Eve.

They put quickbeam in the garden to prevent evil disposed persons from doing harm to their crops.

They put a few live coals under the churn.

They take care to bring the Slane home from the bog on May Eve.

They take the "Sock" out of the plough.