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- Local fairs April 8th 1938
A fair is a market periodically held for the sale of cattle and other products of a district. Fairs are held weekly, monthly or quarterly.
In this locality cattle fairs are held in Macroom, Coachford, Bandon and Ballincollig once a month. The fixtures are so arranged that no two fairs fall on the same day. This arrangement gives buyers and sellers the opportunity of attending all fairs.
Sometimes the fair is held in the street and at other times in a field adjacent to the town(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.