School: Yellow Furze

Location:
Yellow Furze, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Síle, Bean Uí Leamhain

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0684, Page 248

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Mrs Tully Johnstown who was married about the year 1870...

Mrs. Tully Johnstown who was married about the year 1870 had her wedding dress copied from a picture of a dress same as that worn by the middle lady above.
She afterwards made two Confirmation dresses for her daughters from the skirt alone and had plenty of material over. Before her marriage she was known as "the beautiful Catherine Brannigan"

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