School: Loughkeeren

Location:
Knockatemple, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Anna M. Warde

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Local Marriage Customs - Wedding Feast

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 85

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Local Marriage Customs.
Wedding Feast.

When the married pair and their friends returned from the church a feast was ready. Potatoes, vegetables of different kinds, and meat was laid before them. Drink followed. In a decorated barn the dance was held. After a while came fruits and feasting, drinking and dancing continued till morning.
Sara Hall.
Loughkeeran.
Straide.

Collector
Sara Hall
Gender
female
Address
Loughkeeraun Well, Co. Mayo
Language
English