Scoil: Sruthán an Aifrinn (uimhir rolla 13982)

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Sruthán an Aifrinn Íochtarach, Co. Mhaigh Eo
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Strawboys

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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0149, Leathanach 341

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Straw boys are people that does be [sic] at weddings. They come into the weddinghouses [sic] at twelve o clock at night when supper is over. Some of them does be dressed [sic] in straw and more of them dresses in shirts. Straw boys are known by different names in different places. They are called “puckerers” and “folpers”. They get plenty of drink at the weddings. They start dancing then and all the wedding party has to go aside until they get through. One of the straw boys dresses up like an old woman and there does be [sic] a captain with them. It is a custom for the old woman and the Captain to dance with the married people. They burn their hats when they are going home.

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