School: Raharney (B.)

Raharney, Co. Westmeath
S. Ó Conmhidhe
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0727, Page 056

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0727, Page 056

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  1. Green Rushes
    People useto get green rushes and leave them on the table a month before they get married. If the rushes were withered on the day of the wedding it would bring good luck to the house.
    People in the parish say - "i will spread green rushes for you if you have not visited them for some time. The words are used in welcoming one.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. social activities (~7)
        1. rites of passage (~573)
          1. marriage (~4,283)