Customs – St Martin’s Day

Windfield, Co. Galway

St. Martin’s Day is celebrated about here on the 8th of Nov. On that day, a fowl is killed and its blood spilled on the four corners of the house.  On St. Martin’s Day, all corn mills are closed because St. Martin was ground in a corn mill.

Collector: John Conlon, Ballinlass, Co. Galway

Informant: Unknown

Place: Windfield, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, http://www.duchas.ie

This page was added on 12/05/2017.

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