School: Bennekerry, Carlow

Location:
Bennekerry, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
Liam Ó hAodha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0907, Page 341

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About 69 years ago there was a wedding in Tobinstown. The names of the pair were Thomas Fitzpatrick and Mary Farrell. When they came home from the Chapel they had their breakfast in Farrell's house and they went to Dublin for the rest of the day. They gave a dance that night between their friends, and a great crowd of, "Callikers", went to it but they were not let in. The next day they went to England on their honeymoon.

Collector
Mary Fleming
Gender
female
Address
Bennekerry, Co. Carlow
Language
English

Long ago people on the occasion of a marriage in this district used to follow the pair coming home from the Church. Everyone who would have a car turned out. When they

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