School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Location:
Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 168

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went to wedding long ago without being invited. They were boys from the parish. The night of the dance they would dress up in rags and straw. They would come to the house where the wedding was in the night. When they would come to the house they would walk in and ask their supper and drink. They would get it always because it is a custom. When they would have their supper taken, and when they would have the drink got, they would dance for a little but. They would go away then.

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Collector
Bríghid Ní Shúilleabháin
Gender
female
Address
Skehil, Co. Cork
Informant
Máire Bean Uí Shúilleabháin
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Skehil, Co. Cork
Language
English