School: Oileán Faoide

Whiddy Island, Co. Cork
Conchobhar Ó Ruairc
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0284, Page 271

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  1. 1. It is never right to give away milk on May morning because you would give away your butter.
    2. You should never throw the water out the door after washing your feet.
    3. You should never build a house in a passage because it would fall again.
    4. When your nose is itchy there is somebody talking about you.
    5. If there is a strange bird flying around the house it is a sign of death.
    6. You should never clean your shoes by the fire.
    7. It is not right to start fishing on Monday because they would not have any fish for that season.
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    1. genre
      1. belief (~391)
        1. folk belief (~2,535)
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