School: Carraig Árd (roll number 15735)

Location:
Carrickard, Co. Sligo
Teacher:
Máire Ní Tháilliúir

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0181, Page 349

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Local marriage customs.
Marriages take place most frequently on Shrove Tuesday and Easter Monday. May is counted a very unlucky month to get married in. It is said that if you get married on Saturday you will have no luck at all. Matches are made in our district and money is given as a dowry.
Nobody in our district remembers of marriages taking place in the

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Collector
Fanny Mc Master
Gender
female
Address
Dromore, Co. Sligo
Informant
M. Mc Master
Language
English