School: Scoil na Mainistreach (roll number 1793)

Location:
Killarney, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
An Br. P.C. Mac Niallghuis

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0455, Page 081

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be formed to keep peace. In other countries the tramps are made detectives.

How Tinkers get married.
One man pretends to be the priest. He brings the married couple together. The man who is marrying them puts his hands up on the married couple's hands and he says "Do you want to get married", "Yes they: " I pronounce you man and wife. They have a bag called the budget and they jump over it. This was called jumping the budget. Then they get leaves and thorny sticks. They stick the leaves on to them and six men each side. The married couple walk

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