School: Killyclare

Location:
Killycleare, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Bean Uí Cheithearnaigh

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Killyclare | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1017, Page 036

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The buttermilk is used for feeding calves, pigs and dogs.

On St. Stephen's Day boys and young men gather together and they go from house to house.
They bring with them men who can play music and they dance and sing at each house. One of these men has a box which the money is put into. They are dressed with coloured clothes, tall hats and false faces.
On St. Patrick's Day people wear bunches of shamrocks in their hats and button-holes.
On St. Patrick's Night they go to public-houses to

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Collector
Henry Turner
Gender
male
Address
Glasdrumman, Co. Cavan
Language
English