About a week before Christmas the people are very busy. The woman clean up the house and decorate them with holly and ivy and coloured papers.
About a week befrore Christmas the boys go off and gather holly and ivy to put over the pictures. Last I got plenty of holly in Mr Byrnes field. I kept half of ut for our own house and I gave the rest to friends in Dublin. I went for it with Jackie Sheedy and we brought a saw and