School: Cill Chaoi

Kilkee, Co. Clare
Anraoi Ó Cathaláin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0627, Page 217

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    Nuair a bhíonn bean an tighe ag múchadh an teine ins an oidhche roimh dul a colaidh deireann sí "Múcfaidh Dia an diabhal mar a bhfuilim ag múcadh an teine anois

    Nuair a bionn bean on tighe ag muchadh an teine ins an oidhche roimh dul a colaid deireann si "Mucfaidh Dia an diabhal mar a bhfuilim ag mucadh an teine anois" agus cuireann si rian na croise ar lic an tintean agus an tluth treasna air.
    Nuair a bhionn an bean ag sgubadh an t-urlar deireann si "Go nglanfhaidh Dia mo anam mar a bhfuilim ag glanadh an t-urlar anois".
    If people met a red haired woman going to the fair they would turn back as they thought they would not have any luck for the day.
    If they got a horse shoe on the road they would bring it home and nail it to the back of the door to keep out bad luck.
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        1. folk belief (~2,535)
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    Patrick Mc Guire
    Arthur Mc Guire
    Tullig, Co. Clare