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PaidreachaThe people long ago used to have a lot of prayers. The people did not learn these prayers out of a book. Long ago when the people used to see a star falling they used to say mainm do dhia agus do Mhuire three times. When they used to see the new moon at first they used to bless themselves. When they used to be reaching the fire they used to say Coiglimid an teine seo mar coigleas Criosta cach. Muire ar bharr and tighe and Brighid i na lar and da aingeal deag ata i gcathair an ngras. Ag cumhdach and tighe seo agus na daoine slan. When the people used to be in danger they used to say Dia idir sinn agus an anachain. When a person used to escape a danger they used to say go dtárruighidh Dia sinn. When they would see a person working they would say God bless the(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.