School: Clochar Muire, Tobar an Choire (roll number 12166)

Tobercurry, Co. Sligo
An tSr. M. Nioclás
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0171, Page 456

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0171, Page 456

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  1. A certain number of children catch hands and hold them up high to form windows. One child stands in the centre of the ring and says one of the following: -
    1. " I wrote a letter to my love and I lost it, somebody found it it was'nt you nor you nor you," etc. "but you."
    2. "The heart of my hand is burning hot, whoever I like I'll throw it at."
    3. "I lost my grandmother's needle,
    I found it again,
    I lost it again and someone of you
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.