School: Turlough, Béal an Chloga (roll number 14872)

Location:
Turlough, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Áine, Bean Uí Éalaidhe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0615, Page 042

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Monday for health, ...

Monday for health.
Tuesday for wealth.
Wednesday the best day of all.
Thursday for crosses.
Friday for losses.
Saturday no luck at all.

Long ago when people were getting married they used to have a party at the bride's house during the day. Then they would all go to the bridegroom's home. They would get married there and have an all night dance till morning. Years before that the men used to bring their wives behind them on horse back.

Collector
Fergus Linnane
Gender
male
Informant
Pat Linnane
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Sheshia, Co. Clare
Language
English