School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

Location:
Creewood, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brighid, Bean Uí Chearnacháin

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Festival Customs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 230

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St. Stephen's Day.

It is a custom for men and boys to gather together and dress themselves in a way that no one will know them. They go around from house to house singing and dancing. They get some money in almost every house.
St. Brigid's Day
On St. Brigid's Day crosses are made of wood and straw and put over

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Collector
Ellen Field
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English