School: St Bridget's (roll number 13854)

Doire Mhór, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Máire Uí hOistín
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0138D, Page 14_024

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0138D, Page 14_024

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD.

See copyright details.


Open data

Available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

  1. XML School: St Bridget's
  2. XML Page 14_024
  3. XML “The Wedding Day”

Note: We will soon deprecate our XML Application Programming Interface and a new, comprehensive JSON API will be made available. Keep an eye on our website for further details.

On this page

  1. The custom was that a feast was held on the Wedding day night and all the friends and neigbours were invited. The straw boys visited the house that the people would get married in. The straw boys wore a straw hat and a belt of straw around their middle. There was one boy dressed like a girl. He wears a girls dress and hat on him. Then the straw boys would dance and the people would give them drink. All horses that was long ago and every man and woman use to go on one horse
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. gníomhaíochtaí sóisialta (~7)
        1. deasghnátha aistrithe saoil (~573)
          1. pósadh (~4,283)
    Caitlín Ní Oistín