School: Cill Cruim / Killocrim (roll number 17072)

Location:
Killacrim, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Micheál Óg Ó Catháin

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Festival Customs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0407D, Page 05_007

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St. Brigid Day. The people make crosses of timber and put them on the rafters of their houses in honour of St. Brigid.
St Patrick's Day. It is a custom to wear shamrock, harps and green ribbons.
Chalk Sunday. Those that did not marry get chalked by a crowd that generally collect at the chapel gate.

Collector
B. Ní Chonchubhair
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Michael O' Connor
Gender
male
Address
Finuge, Co. Kerry
Language
English