School: Garrdha Clochair

Location:
Garrycloher, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
H. Ó Cionnaoith

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0569, Page 068

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They have a party and a dance that night. The old people put rushes at the door as a welcome, this is called the "Hauling Home".

A great number of marriages used to be held on Shrove Tuesday long ago.
There is a rhyme which says :- "Monday for health. Tuesday for wealth. Wednesday the best day of all. Thursday for losses. Friday for crosses and Saturday no luck at all."
Money was usually given as a fortune, sometimes cattle and other kinds of stock were given.
On the morning of the Wedding the brides' invited friends used to come to her house and the future husband used to ask his friends to his

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Collector
Willie O' Neill
Gender
male
Informant
Dan Guiry
Gender
male
Address
Clonmore, Co. Tipperary
Language
English