School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 170

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    It is a custom at every wedding down to our own days for straw boys to come to the weddings.

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    to come into the house, and for every straw boy to dance a set with his bride, they upset everything in the house Sometimes the guards are called.
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