School: Inis (B.) (roll number 15042)

Location:
Ennis, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Seoirse Ó Maoldhomhnaigh
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    table he said he did not know what they were talking about.From that day the justice would not let them wear any more bawneens,that there were too many cases them so no more bawneens were worn after that day
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  2. 5 The old women of long ago used to wear a little plad-shawl .it was gentlemen who came from England gave the Irish this present way of dressing. Stacpoole and Bianconi were two of the gentlemen.Their Sunday dress was a pair of knicker-bockers ,and a swallow-tailed coat.They used also to have a chain from their pipe and a string from their hats so that they would not blow away.The gentlemen would whip you if you did not keep out of their way when they would be passing .The boy-children used to wear a long plad-dress till about fourteen years .The girl-children never cut their hair and wore the same clothing
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    Topics
    1. objects
      1. clothing and accessories (~2,403)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Raymond Healy
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Drumbiggle Road, Co. Clare
    Informant
    Raymond Healy
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Drumbiggle Road, Co. Clare