School: Monaleen, (C.) Luimneach (roll number 7916)

Monaleen, Co. Limerick
Mrs. M. Ó Farrell

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0524, Page 114

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There are only vague recollections of an old school which was situated on the side of the Dublin Road near Annacotty. There are no accounts of who taught there.

Marriages at the present time in this district are few and far between among the farming community. When they do take place it is generally about Shrove Time.
Marriages otherwise take place at any time during the year.
Marriages of farmers are brought about by matches. Money is given as dowry to the farmers' daughters.
Long ago marriages often took place late in the evening or at night.
When the wedding guests were returning home they went a different route than that which they came.
A dance was sometimes held at the cross roads instead of a house.