Taking Away Crops

Dunmore, Co. Galway

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Mr Robinson says that the custom of burying eggs in the ground to take away crops is prevalent in this area, especially in the outlying parish of Tiernascragh. Some people from that area bring their seed to the priest to be blessed

Collector: Eibhlín Ní Ailledéa, Dunmore, Co. Galway

Informant: John Robinson, Killimor, Co. Galway

Place: Dunmore, Co. Galway

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

 

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