School: An Clochar, B'l'Áthan Ríogh

Location:
Athenry, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Treasa Ní Bhriain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0003, Page 122

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When any two people are getting married it is lucky to throw an old shoe after the car in which the married pair are in.

Sometimes they light fires along the road where the married pair are to pass.
When leaving the Church the bride should put out her right foot first. The bride never goes back to her own home for a month after getting married and when she goes back they call it the months visit.
It is not lucky for the

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