School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Máire de Staic

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v. The fortune the girl used get when getting married was some farm stock. After the marriage and when the newly married couple would arrive home the two of them go to the front door and bow down. When 'they' going out the door the old woman of the house used throw the tongs after them for luck. The girl used tie a bit of a rag around her foot for luck. She puts a pinch of salt in the corner of her handkerchief for luck. Mrs. Kerns. Rockfort Irishtown
Ago about 80 years
Pupil's Name Benny O'Connor

VI. When coming home from a wedding those on horseback used be hasting to see who would get home first that would be called the Dragging Home. Anyone having a white

Collector
Benny O Connor
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs Kerns
Gender
female
Age
80
Address
Levallyroe, Co. Mayo
Language
English