School: Clondra, Longphort (roll number 13536)

Location:
Cloondara, Co. Longford
Teacher:
Pilib Ó Fearghail
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0755, Page 204

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    Then they would have their breakfast and go for a drive on cars around the country. Then they would race to see who would be home first and the first home would get a bottle of whiskey to himself for the prize. Then the night of the wedding the boys of the neighbourhood would dress up in old clothes and go as "bandbeggars" to the house.
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    Topics
    1. activities
      1. social activities (~7)
        1. rites of passage (~573)
          1. marriage (~4,283)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Caitlín Ní h-Ainlighe
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Fisherstown, Co. Longford
    Informant
    Mrs Annie Hanley
    Gender
    Female
    Age
    44
    Address
    Fisherstown, Co. Longford