Scoil: Colehill (C.), Mullingar (uimhir rolla 14673)

Suíomh:
Cnoc na Góla, Co. an Longfoirt
Múinteoir:
Kathleen Morris

Scag na scéalta

Taifeach: Íseal | Ard
Local Marriage Customs

Tagairt Chartlainne

Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0750, Leathanach 162

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Ar an leathanach seo

Long ago marriages took place before Lent Any man that had a good home and could marry if he let lent in on him without marrying they hung ask bags out of him on Ash Wednesday He would be held in derision for some time The ladies too were disappointed and the first Sunday for them During Shrove the old matchmakers were busy going from one district to another selling matches. The girl with biggest fortune would be the most sought after When the match was settled the girls mother got busy filling her hope chest with linen and home spun blankets and on the top of all a fine feather bed

(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)
Bailitheoir
Alice Cormack
Inscne
baineann
Aois
15
Faisnéiseoir
Mrs Mc Guire
Inscne
baineann
Aois
40
Seoladh
Lios na Craoibhe, Co. an Longfoirt
Teanga
Béarla