School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh

Location:
Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
An tSr. A. Nic Fhionnlaoich, An tSr. M. Beinín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1115, Page 94

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could not live in his house. But soon everything became quiet and the wedding feast was celebrated.
But when all was finished they found that the couple had not gone to the Chapel to get married, and the bride could not be found. She had run away with her father's hundred pounds which he had given to her as a wedding present.
Maeve Duggan,
Pound St,
Carndonagh.
Information obtained from :-
Mrs C. Farren, Shopkeeper. Aged 45
Pound St,
Carndonagh, Co. Donegal

In olden times at weddings the bride wore a white dress with frills around the bottom of it. She also wore a veil over her hat and the latter was decorated with feathers. She wore a pair of strong shoes and home knitted stockings. The groom wore a swallow tailed coat. In olden times the couple never went on a honeymoon but returned to household duties immediately.
A great feast was held in the

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Collector
Teresa Mac Gonagle
Gender
female
Address
Carndonagh, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mr William Mc Gonagle
Gender
male
Age
56
Language
English