School: Drong (roll number 15699)

Location:
Drung, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Seán P. Mac Gabhann

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1117, Page 241

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it is sometimes called takes place on the third Sunday of July. It takes place in Crosson's Glen in Carrickmacquigley, near Lough Fad. This fair is ended by dancing which takes place in a field beside the glen.
The reason why the Lough Lily fair is before the Glen fair is because the bilberries are not ripe. The Glen fair is sometimes called the "Bilberry Fair" These fairs are still carried on, but not many attend them. I got this information from Mrs. Brigid Duffy of Ballyargus, Redcastle, Co. Donegal whose ago is about eighty four years; she attended both in her young days.
Anne McLoughlin,
Ballyargus,
Redcastle,
Co. Donegal
29-7-1938

Collector
Annie Mc Laughlin
Gender
female
Address
Ballyargus, Co. Donegal
Language
English