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

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

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Old Marriage Customs

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 07_035

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Long ago when people got married there was great feasting and fun. Nowadays they prefer to get married at Easter and go on their honeymoon to (c) some other county.
The day of the marriage the young people used to come with sidecars or traps and very often with saddle (haddle) horses. When returning home the men were testing the horses to see which would be the best. On their way home there were big

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Collector
Eily Laide
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Informant
Michael Laide
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
54
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English