School: Naomh Muire, Ballyhean (roll number 13444)

Location:
Ballyhean, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Liam Ó Duibhir

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0090, Page 036

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of blocks of timber and pink was the most colour they used to dye. They used to get moss off rocks and dye the home made socks brown.

Marriages were mostly always held between Xmas and Patricks day in olden times. Tuesday was supposed to be an unlucky day and no marriages were held on that day.
Four or five lots of straw boys would come in with their captain and ask leave if they be welcome in. When they'd come in they'd get a double round of drink and

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Collector
Mike Staunton
Gender
male
Address
Killadeer, Co. Mayo
Informant
Tom Flynn
Gender
male
Address
Derrygarve East, Co. Mayo
Language
English