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- XML “Festival Customs - Chalk Sunday”
- XML “Festival Customs - St Patrick's Day”
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- On Chalk Sunday, the first Sunday in Lent, all eligible unmarried men and women are chalked on returning from Mass on Sunday.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- St. Patrick' Day:-On St. Patrick's day the people wear shamrock, the men wear it either in their hats or their buttonholes, and the women wear it pinned on their outer garments. Harps are also worn. People also always a piece of shamrock to their friends in other countries, so although they are out of Ireland they can wear their shamrock.
There was an old custom known as "Drowning the Shamrock", but people often abused this by getting drunk.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.