School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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The Local Fairs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 01_040

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Fairs were held in different towns and small villages in the country. There was a fair field in every town. These fairs were held on different dates. Cattle fairs were held once a month in the town of Tralee and a horse fair was held once a month.
When the horse was sold to the jobber, the seller had to leave the halter on the horse and he had to give him 'luck money'. When cattle were sold a luck penny had to be given also by

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Collector
Eily Godley
Gender
female
Informant
Michael Godley
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English