School: Gleann an Chairthe (roll number 13345)

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Gleann an Chairthe, Co. Liatroma
Teacher:
Seán Mag Ualghairg
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  1. There is a stone sitting on the level land on ODonnel's rock. It is about ten tons in weight. It was thrown from Benbow about three miles distant by a giant.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. seánra
      1. ealaín bhéil (~1,483)
    2. earraí
      1. struchtúir de dhéantús an duine
        1. séadchomharthaí (~6,794)
    3. ócáidí
      1. ócáidí (de réir trátha bliana) (~11,476)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Margaret Mary Gilligan
    Gender
    Female
    Age
    13
    Address
    Fíonach, Co. Liatroma
    Informant
    Thomas Kelly
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    65
    Address
    Droim Duilliúir, Co. Liatroma
  2. There are four corners in this bed. There are four angels lying spread. Father, Mathew, Luke and John. God bless this bed that I lie on. When I sleep if I happen never for to wake: To God I give my souls to keep.
    You will have a saint's curse if you put on one stocking and one boot. You must put on both stockings first. Then the boots.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  3. On may eve Children and where there were none grown ups gathered marigolds (may flowers) or Mary's flowers and sprinkled them in and around the cowhouses, stables and piggeries to prevent diseases and bring good luck for the ensuing year.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.