School: Caitrín Naomhtha, Eachdhruim (roll number 14423)

Aughrim, Co. Galway
Pádraig Ó Ceocháin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0029, Page 0288

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  1. The Lore of Certain Days
    Some people think it lucky to do certain work on certain days, but others do not care what day they do any work on. Wednesday and Friday are said to be the two luckiest days in the week.
    It is said that it is lucky to change from one house to another on Friday.
    Children born on certain days have the following fate predicted for their future:-
    Monday's child is fair of face.
    Tuesday's child is full of grace.
    Wednesday's child is merry and glad.
    Thursday's child is sorry and sad.
    Friday's child is loving and giving.
    Saturday's child has to work for a living.
    And Sunday's child is blithe, bonny, good and gay.
    Another piece of Folk Lore connected with the days of the week is as follows:-
    Sneeze on Monday, sneeze for danger,
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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