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Matchmaking

Abstract: Story collected by Joe Lawler, a student at Valleymount school (Valleymount, Co. Wicklow) from informant Mr C. Mc Evoy.

Original reference: 0917/1/102

Loading...School Valleymount [Vol. 0917, Chapter 0001]

County The Schools' Manuscript Collection : Wicklow

INFORMANT
Evoy, Mr C. Mc
Gender
male
Age
72
Occupation
stone-cutter
Location
Ballyknockan (Townland)
Boystown (Civil parish)
Talbotstown Lower (Barony)
Wicklow (County)

transcribed at

 

Matchmaking [duchas:5034625]

In olden times there were matchmakings.
If a man wanted to get married his father would go to the girl's house for to mitch and he would stay there until 10 o'clock or so.Then he would ask her father or mother for her hand and

Origin information
Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
p. 123-124
Volume 0917
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Dll. Ó Cochláin.
Languages
English  
Genre
Folktale
Subject
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Rites of passage--Deasghnátha aistrithe saoil
School location
ValleymountAn ChroisValleymountBoystownTalbotstown LowerWicklow
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5136367
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0917/1/102

Suggested credit
"Matchmaking"in "The Schools' Manuscript Collection," held by University College Dublin, National Folklore Collection UCD. © University College Dublin. Digital content by: Glenbeigh Records Management, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5136367>
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Dll. Ó Cochláin.
Funding
Supported by funding from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Ireland), University College Dublin, and the National Folklore Foundation (Fondúireacht Bhéaloideas Éireann), 2014-2016.
Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014/2016 — Metadata created by Fiontar, Dublin City University, in collaboration with the National Folklore Collection UCD and UCD Library. Original Fiontar metadata converted into MODS by UCD Library.

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