School: Scoil Sheosaimh Ntha (Cailíní)

Location:
Glennamaddy, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Úna, Bean Uí Threasaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0017, Page 213

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Wakes
1. The people used to give out pipes at the wake and when the people took them they said the Lord have mercy on the dead
2. At the wakes the people played a lot of games
3. The people made a cross of timber and put four candles on it to show light to the people at the wake
Una Keaveny,
From,
Mrs. Kate Welsh,
blooncum.

Collector
Una Keaveny
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Kate Welsh
Gender
female
Address
Clooncon West, Co. Galway
Language
English