Scoil: Rochfortbridge (Convent of Mercy) (uimhir rolla 14603)

Droichead Chaisleán Loiste, Co. na hIarmhí
Sr. M. Aquin

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Rochfortbridge (Convent of Mercy) | Bailiúchán na Scol

Tagairt Chartlainne

Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0730, Leathanach 564

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(ar lean ón leathanach roimhe)

well as men long ago.
The implements a tailor used were linen, wool, needle, goose and lap-board. All shirts were made in the home but there is no account of those that were made from flax grown locally but there is some table-cloths, towels and quilts still to be found.
Black clothes were usually worn in morning in order to respect the dead. There is an old saying about dress for marriage.
Married in blue you will always be true
Married in brown you will live out of town
Married in white you have chosen bright
Married in red you will wish yourself dead
Married in black you will wish yourself back
Married in grey you will rue the day
Married in green ashamed to be seen.