School: Baile na Sagart, Lios Mór

Location:
Feagarrid, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
G. Armstong

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0636, Page 118

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Burning of lime in Kilns.
There was a lime kiln in a moor owned by Mr. Michael O'Brien, Reannacoolagh West. The lime was burned in it, in the year 1898.

When my parents were young, the people used get married during Shrove, but now they get married at all times during (Shrove) the year.
The month of May is thought an unlucky month for marriages. Mondays and Fridays are thought unlucky days.
It is considered lucky to break some ware on the night of the wedding or to hang a boot off the wedding car.
The best match makers in Ballysaggart were Mr. John Devine, Reannacoolagh West. Mr. Edmond Walsh, Reannacoolagh East and

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Informant
Mr Thomas Fennessy
Gender
male
Address
Ballysaggart More, Co. Waterford
Language
English