School: Kerrykeel (roll number 6849)

Location:
Carrowkeel, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Séamus Mac Gabhann

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1086, Page 218

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When a person dies all the male population of the town land cease work.
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58. Wakes are sometimes rather rowdy gatherings, especially the wakes of the old people. Among the young people there is sometimes feat throwing and other act of rowdyism.

59. No person now living remembers "keening" taking place at funerals in this district.

Collector
Séamus Mac Gabhann
Gender
male
Occupation
múinteoir
Informant
Cormac Logue
Gender
male
Age
74
Address
Ranny, Co. Donegal
Language
English