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- (continued from previous page)nest on his hand, the Saint did not move, the bird layed her eggs and brought out her little ones, still the Saint did not move until the little birds were able to fly away.
Kathleen Delaney. Mayo Abbey.
40 years. Heard from George Hughes, Mayo Abbey, Claremorris.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
Pishouges is the common name for superstition, it is a very silly belief but long ago the people used to practise and take heed of pishouges.
The following are some of the old habits. If a man was going to the fair with cattle or sheep and if he met a red-haired woman he would turn home again because he would have no luck for the day. If a red-haired(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.