School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
An Clochán, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 079

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 079

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  1. It is not right to put on the left shoe first. If a child is born between twelve and one o' clock at midnight it will be taken by the fairies. It is not right to go into a house and come out the opposite door you go in. If you break a mirror you will have seven years' bad luck. It is lucky to see the moon out of a window. If you cycle in a doorway you will never grow. If you carry a brush on your shoulder in a house you will never grow. If two people look into a mirror together one is sure to die within a year.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. seánra
      1. ealaín bhéil (~1,483)
        1. seanfhocail (~4,377)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Ignatius Ludden
    Gender
    Male
    Informant
    Mr Patrick Melody
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    66