School: Cilltighearnáin/Kiltiernan (roll number 11812)

Location:
Kiltiernan West, Co. Galway
Teacher:
S. Ó Beirn

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Marriage Customs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0033C, Page 07_017

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The bride must wear something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. When the bride goes home, there is an old woman inside the door. She fires a load after the bride so that she will never be short of bread. When the couple are married they come out of the church together. The people tie an old

Collector
Crios Ní Coingeallaig
Gender
female
Informant
John Connolly
Gender
male
Age
60
Address
Caherpeak East, Co. Galway
Language
English