School: Árd Raithín (roll number 6260)

Location:
Ard Raithin, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
Tomás S. Ó Meadhra
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0036, Page 0266

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  1. If a man came into a house while they were churning he would not be allowed he would have to put his hand on the churn so that he would not take away the butter out of the churn A red coal is put under the churn while the churning is going on so that nobody could take the butter.
    If a man came into a house while the churning was going on he wouldn't be allowed to take a coal from the fire for his pipe or for anything else either.
    If a cock crows before twelve o clock at night it is a sign that someone in that home-stead will die soon.
    When two hens fight a stranger is about to come.
    When a hen is seen to pull a straw it is the sign of death.
    The first person the cat looks at after washing his face will be married first.
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. seánra
      1. creidiúint (~391)
        1. creidiúint choiteann (~2,535)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Máire Ní Mhathúna
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Ceathrú na Móna, Co. na Gaillimhe
    Informant
    Bean Uí Mhathúna
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Ceathrú na Móna, Co. na Gaillimhe