School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0144, Page 353

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The women of long ago used to dress very simply. The up-to-date people used to wear blue cloaks of very good stuff, which lasted them centuries. A pair of shoes would stand them three or four years. They were very proud women. They boasted of the best one that would be able to make her own stuff.

Written by:
Kathleen Mc Hale,
Tooreen,
Carrowmore,
Ballina,
Co. Mayo.
Told by:
Bridget Kearney,
Cloonolaghan,
Carrowmore,
Ballina,
Co. Mayo.

Fair of Lacken.
In olden times there used to be two fairs held on Lacken Strand opposite the chapel, one on the 12th July, and the other on the 24th of November.
It was a great fair for horses and foals,

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Collector
Kathleen Mc Hale
Gender
female
Address
Tooreen, Co. Mayo
Informant
Michael Forde
Relation
not a relative
Gender
male
Address
Tooreen, Co. Mayo
Language
English