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- Long ago on Saint Bridget's Eve the people used to have feasts in honour of Saint Bridget who died on that day.On that the people had many old customs such as, making crosses and puting them up on the rafters. The crosses were made of rushes and straw woven round them. On that night also the Brideogs used to go from house to house gathering money and eggs. They used to be dressed in old clothes, and they used to have a doll with them to represent young Bridget. Every house they went into, they danced and sang, and this was a rhyme they used to have,"Oidhche Brighde Bheircín baintear an ceann de'n Feircín agus tugtar a sháith do'n d'ailtín".In some places on Saint(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.