School: Oileán Faoide

Whiddy Island, Co. Cork
Conchobhar Ó Ruairc
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0284, Page 274

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  1. 1. If you saw a magpie one for sorrow two for joy three for a wedding four for a boy five for silver six for gold and seven for a secret that can never be told.
    2. If you were going fishing you should never take white stones in a boat or a fisherman isn't supposed to point at a fish.
    3. You should never talk of dogs in a boat or you should never say "God bless" a dog.
    4. If you broke a mirror it is seven years misfortune.
    5. You should never open an umbrella inside
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. belief (~391)
        1. folk belief (~2,535)
    Theresa O Sullivan
    Gurraghy, Co. Cork