Omens and Signs of Bad Luck

Newcastle, Co. Galway

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People believed that if someone gave away butter that person would have no butter for 4 years after.

Collector: Unknown

Informant: Unknown

Place: Newcastle, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie


If the woman of the house was churning and a stranger arrived, he must do some of the churning or take some of the butter off the milk

Collector: Unknown

Informant: Unknown

Place: Newcastle, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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